The Fall of Saigon: New Faces in Asian Pacific America

Dear Advocate,

Today we remember the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, as it marks the historical beginning for many Southeast Asian Americans in the United States. Among those brought to America by this event was OCA Civil Rights Fellow Tong Thao, whose experience, while uniquely his own, speaks to the re-occurring stories of many of those coming to America’s shores.  Click Here