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  • Critics blast U.S. crackdown on protected Vietnamese immigrants

    Critics blast U.S. crackdown on protected Vietnamese immigrants

    • Apr 19, 2018

    Thousands of Vietnamese immigrants in the U.S. who were previously protected under an agreement largely for refugees fleeing post-war Vietnam could face detention and deportation in coming months.

  • In California, a former Vietnamese refugee becomes a bishop

    In California, a former Vietnamese refugee becomes a bishop

    • Dec 31, 2017

    The Diocese of Orange, California, received an early Christmas present in the form of a new bishop Dec. 19, when a man who entered the country as a young refugee from Vietnam in 1973 became its new auxiliary bishop.

  • Pope names Florida priest auxiliary bishop for Orange, California

    Pope names Florida priest auxiliary bishop for Orange, California

    • Oct 7, 2017

    The new auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Orange in California is Father Thanh Thai Nguyen. Nguyen came as a refugee with his family to the U.S. from Vietnam. Bishop Felipe J. Estevez of St. Augustine, Florida, where Nguyen had been serving before his new appointment, said, “Father Thanh knows the plight of refugees, and he understands their journey seeking a safe home and the ability to support their families. He has a genuine gift when it comes to ministering to people of diverse cultures.”

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