Andrew Lam escaped Vietnam in the last days of war, eventually landing in the San Francisco Bay area with his family. His journey, and the many levels of dislocation he faced when he arrived in the US, have become the subjects of his highly regarded books.
Many Mexican immigrants will benefit from President Obama's recently announced immigration measures, but they're far from the only ones. Asian American immigrants aren't often at the center of the debate, but they're a growing group, and thousands could also get deportation relief.
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