As one of the first Laotian refugees to arrive in Richmond, Torm Normpraseurt reflects on two decades of community building and activism.
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With less than a year to go before the next presidential election, immigrants have already begun organizing to get out the vote.
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The resolution was passed by City Council in a meeting on Tuesday evening, to show support and solidarity for those fleeing violence from Central America. The resolution was merely symbolic, but received unanimous support from...
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