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NBC Bay Area & AACI Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Channary Bill

On April 13, 1975 Cambodia was filled with feelings of hope and new beginnings as it celebrated its New Year; however, four days later, a darkness fell throughout Cambodia as the Khmer Rouge took control of the country.

One year after Easter pardons, Cambodian refugees find fragile stability

Ex-California Gov. Jerry Brown granted more than 1,000 pardons, several of them to Cambodian refugees facing deportation after criminal convictions.

Cambodian refugees in Northern California are facing deportation

At least four Cambodian refugees in the San Francisco Bay Area were detained on March 13 during an immigration check-in.

College Admissions Scam: Follow the Money Behind The Key Worldwide Foundation

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit reviewed IRS tax forms filed by The Key Worldwide Foundation (KWF) and found the non-profit received $7,065,675 in contributions and spent close to $4,953,630 between 2013 and 2016.

Second Cambodian deportee to return to U.S., giving hope to others seeking return

Five years after he was deported to Cambodia, Veasna Meth is expected to return home to California on Wednesday, becoming what advocates say will be the second Cambodian deportee to return to the United States.

‘I can’t find any peace here’: Raised in the U.S. and deported to Cambodia,...

A record 126 Cambodian refugees were deported from the U.S. in 2018. Now they must adjust to living in a country many of them hadn't seen in decades.

Coos Bay man to spend life in prison for molesting children in Cambodian orphanage

A Coos Bay man who started an unlicensed orphanage in Cambodia where he "systematically and repeatedly molested children" will spend the rest of his life in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney for Oregon says.

Judge orders ICE to give notice before detaining some Cambodians for deportation

The temporary restraining order, granted Thursday, requires federal officials to give two-weeks written notice before re-detaining some Cambodian nationals.

Gov. Brown Pardons 5 Cambodian Refugees Among Other Clemencies

California Gov. Jerry Brown has pardoned five refugees from Cambodia and another immigrant from Honduras who faced the possibility of deportation because of their criminal convictions.

Cambodians use pardons to beat Trump admin’s deportation orders

The governors of Washington and California have employed pardons to stop long-term resident refugees from being deported to a homeland they don't remember.

Pardoned from a Cambodian prison, this political activist eyes a return

“To really have democracy and fair elections in Cambodia, if I don’t continue, who will do it if I don’t do it?”

As Cambodian deportations resume, community looks for ways to cope

As of December 2017, there were more than 1,900 Cambodian nationals with final orders of removal residing in the United States, according to an ICE spokesman.

Deportation of Cambodian refugees in the U.S. devastates community

After fleeing the genocidal Khmer Rouge, Cambodian refugees living in the U.S. are being deported back to to the country.