Division among Cambodian-Americans over politics back in Cambodia has left them divided over support for candidates in Lowell local politics, say local activists.
“Like a Rose”, originally written and produced by Cambodian-American Bochan Huy, is a painfully beautiful accompaniment to the love between Dr. Ngor and his wife.
Activists say California's vote-by-mail system can help more Cambodians in Oakland to participate in November's presidential election. But for many non-English speaking immigrants, the system is not perfect.
Community leaders are still hopeful that more Cambodian-American voters will be registered by election day.
Almost a third of the 4,000 students at the school are of Cambodian origin.
There are approximately more than 30,000 first generation Cambodian migrants living in Lowell, Massachusetts.
The city has a population of about 105,000, almost one in five of whom are of Asian descent. More than 30,000 first-generation Cambodian migrants live in Lowell.
Lowell has the second largest concentration of first-generation Cambodian migrants in the United States, after Long Beach, California.
Richmond is home to about 1,000 Khmer-Americans, with about 5,000 in the state altogether.