Resources

Cambodian Repatriation Agreement, 2002.

Vietnamese Repatriation Agreement, 2008.

“Resource Guide for Southeast Asian Americans Facing Deportation” by SEARAC, 2015.A resource guide developed to assist noncitizens from Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, and Vietnamese communities who have criminal convictions and currently face deportation, or who have pending criminal charges and may face deportation in the future. Contains FAQs, in addition to a directory of attorneys, pro bono law clinics, and organizations with specialized knowledge of SEAA deportation issues.

“Every Door Closed: Barriers Facing Parents With Criminal Records”  by Community Legal Services, Inc., and the Center for Law and Social Policy, 2002.
The report contains an introduction with background information on parents with criminal records, and chapters on employment, public benefits, housing, child welfare, student loans, and immigration.

“FINANCIAL HANDBOOK FOR FAMILIES FACING DETENTION & DEPORTATION” by Families for Freedom, 2008.
This Handbook is a testimony to the injustice of the current immigration laws. This Handbook demonstrates the financial costs to immigrants and the financial gains to the U.S. of the current immigration system. This Handbook underscores why it is all-the-more important for folks to continue fighting their individual immigration cases and fighting for greater, overall reform.

“Locked Up Far Away: The Transfer of Immigrants to Remote Detention Centers in the United States.” by Human Rights Watch, 2009.
Each year in the United States, several hundred thousand non-citizens are arrested and detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials. They are held in a vast network of more than 300 detention facilities, located in nearly every state in the country. This report examines the scope and human rights impacts of US immigration transfers.

Statement of Support for Efforts to Assist Southeast Asian Americans in Danger of Deportation, Endorsed by NAPABA, April 2012.

PROTECTING ASSETS & CHILD CUSTODY IN THE FACE OF DEPORTATION: A Guide for Practitioners Assisting Immigrant Families, by Appleseed.

Removing Refugees U.S. Deportation Policy and The Cambodian-American Community, by Walter Leitner International Human Rights Clinic, Returnee Integration Support Center, Deported Diaspora, 2010.

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