US-Cambodians in 279% deportation rise

A June report by Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC) argued that tax dollars should be spent on the wellbeing of US communities, including immigrant integration, rather than on the criminalisation and mass incarceration of immigrants and ripping families apart.

The report said that from 2017 to 2018, the Cambodian American refugee community suffered a 279 per cent increase in deportations.

Inside the Numbers: How Immigration Shapes Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities provides demographic data on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) ethnic groups, discusses immigration pathways and offers an analysis of current issues and policy recommendations.

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