Feature Articles

Inside Cambodia’s Community of American Exiles, by Katya Cengel, Pacific Standard
Fighting for Survival in a Foreign Homeland, by Rachel Bergen, MCC
Exiled From U.S., Cambodian Felons Use American Know-How To Get Ahead, by Katya Cengel, NPR
Cambodian-Americans Confronting Deportation, by Olesia Plokhii and Tom Mashberg, The Boston Globe Magazine
Foreign Homeland, by Matt Surrusco, The Cambodia Daily
Up To 200 Cambodian American Deportees Expected In 2018 As US Repatriates More Immigrants
Strengers in their Homeland: The KHMERICAN CAMBODIANS TRUMP Deported


My Asian Americana, Studio Revolt
Return to Sender: A Video Letter to the U.S. President, Studio Revolt
Deportation in US, forced Back to Cambodia, Al Jazeera
Cambodian Returnee's Orientation hosted by Thea Som
Meet the American Residents Exiled in Cambodia, Journeyman Pictures
Deported from U.S., Cambodians fight immigration policy, PBS NewsHour
Sentenced Home, Indiepixfilms

US authorities will send more Cambodians who commit more than 30 US offenses to Cambodia on January 22 Coming August. Both civil society organizations and Cambodian councils know that the forced eviction of Cambodians who live in Cambodia is difficult to live by. They are separated from their families and some are hard to adapt to in a new society and culture. However, the deportation of Cambodian citizens who violate US law to Cambodia is part of the agreement between the two countries Signed in 2002.

The executive director of the unprofessional Cambodian Civic Organization (Sonec Tan) has told Asia Free that US authorities will send 30 Cambodians from Cambodia. United States in late August. However, he said that his organization had yet to receive a list of US authorities so far. Tan said that so far, there were 639 Cambodians sent back to Cambodia, including 623 men 16 people and 16 women.

He added that the challenge is that some Cambodians return to Cambodia and lack the support of American families. And in Cambodia, when you are sending back more and more. These Cambodians lack the knowledge of Khmer culture and Khmer, making it difficult for them to integrate themselves into Khmer society. Mr. Tan also said that about 20 percent of Cambodians who were repatriated had difficulty adapting. Into a society that is not considered their country. So far, the number of Cambodians sent back to Cambodia has risen to 29, with two of them being killed. Commit suicide.