This discussion is based on Chapter 10 of the textbook
Notice: 300 words for this discussion post + 80 words for a response on a student’s post of this assignment
(The 300 words discussion post is DUE by Wednesday 11 PM. The student’s post will be upload as soon as you finished the 300 words discussion post but this one is DUE by Saturday 11 PM)
To guide your conversation, here are a few prompts to consider. Choose an option that works for you. Do not answer all of them. Do not copy-and-paste the prompt in your response. Also, avoid REPEATING information that another classmate has already posted. You can expand upon their ideas instead.
What specific problems do Southeast Asian refugees often confront as a part of their new life in America? How do their experiences in the 1970s and 1980s compare or contrast with the experiences of voluntary migrants almost a century ago?
Consider how the policies of accepting refugees or offering asylum can be based on political decisions. Compare and contrast the experiences of Southeast Asian refugees with other refugee communities today. What similarities and differences do you see, based on the areas from which they originate and the factors that cause them to leave?
Share your thoughts and impressions based off your viewing and understanding of the documentary AKA Don Bonus. How did Sokly Ny’s life experiences as a teenager in the 1990s illustrate issues that displaced persons have faced settling in the United States?
Free response, based on your own thoughts/reflections of the readings.