The U.S. Just Quietly Deported The Largest Group Of Cambodians Ever

The group included refugees who had been in the U.S. for decades.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent more than 40 Cambodians, many of whom were refugees, back to Cambodia this week.

They arrived in the Southeast Asian country on Thursday, and are the largest group ever to be deported from the U.S. to Cambodia. Asian-American civil rights groups fought several legal battles to keep the deportees in the U.S.

The U.S. government is expected to send a total of 200 people back to Cambodia this year, and activists are worried about what’s to come.

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