Hmong Diaspora of the Post-War Period

  title={Hmong Diaspora of the Post-War Period},
  author={Kou Yang},
  journal={Asian and Pacific Migration Journal},
  pages={271 - 300}
  • Kou Yang
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Political Science
  • Asian and Pacific Migration Journal
The fear of retaliation, retribution and persecution, combined with alleged forcible re-education by the post-war socialist government of Laos have forced half of the 300,000 Hmong of Laos to flee the country since the Secret War ended in 1975. The majority of these Hmong refugees were resettled in the United States. By 2003 they had established a Hmong American community comparable in size with the current Hmong community in Laos. The rest of these Hmong refugees settled in Australia… 
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