CAMBODIA

Returnee Integration Service Center (RISC Cambodia) – This website includes a Cambodian Repatriation Survival Guide worth checking out

Blogsites written by Khmer people in Cambodia that give a good idea of the current culture and issues: BlueLadyBlog (Kounila Keo), KhmerBird (Santel Phin) and Tharum’s Train of Thought (Tharum Bun)

Hip Hop Related Tiny Toones – an organization who uses the elements of Hip Hop culture to work with at-risk youth in Cambodia; this organization is lead and founded by an outspoken returnee named Tuy “KK” Sobil

Klap Ya Handz– an independent hip hop and alternative music family that is changing the face of Khmer music

Other News & Media outlets worth checking out to understand Cambodia include Phnom Penh Post, Cambodian Daily, PUC Talk Radio 90.0FM, Voice of America in Khmer, Women’s Media Center of Cambodia, and many others not included here

 

AMERICA:

Find Someone in Detention Detainee locator on US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Website  (ICE)

Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) – legal advocates with a number of deportee cases based in Los Angeles

One Love Movement (Philadelphia) – advocates working to stop deportations

 

OTHER HELPFUL ARTICLES & VIDEOS 

“Cambodian Returnee’s Orientation (2012) Video produced by Studio Revolt with host Thea Som, a Khmer Exiled American (KEA)

Leitner Center Report (Spring 2012) on “Removing Refugees: US Deportation Policies and the Cambodian American Community”

UC Berkely Law School Report on the consequences of losing lawful immigrant parents to deportation (March 2012) “In the Child’s Best Interest?”

Phnom Penh Post (Jan 3, 2012)  article “Deported, Disoriented, Forgotten” by Diana Montaño

“My Asian Americana (2011)” Public Service Announcement video by Studio Revolt

“Straight Refugees (2007)” 75 minute documentary by Ian White (can view the whole movie on youtube in pieces)

“Sentenced Home (2006)” 73 minute documentary featured on PBS/Independent Lens by Nicole Newnham and David Grabias