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In a major victory for Southeast Asian American communities, the Biden Administration has lifted its visa sanctions on Laos, ending a years-long immigration ban instituted during former President Trump’s term in office. The Trump Administration had previously suspended visas from Laos as a shameful tactic to pressure the country into …continue reading

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Members of California Senate Republican Caucus recently voted in support of Assembly Bill 1393 which requires the Instructional Quality Commission to develop and adopt curriculum for Lao history and cultural studies to California’s K-12 schools by March 2023. Senate Bill 895 authored by former Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Fountain Valley) included …continue reading