A US Judge To Stop Deportation Cambodian Citizens Of Khmer Rouge Exodus
DomainPerfecto January 04, 2018
United States District Court level in the State of California reported the Middle stop deportation while a number of the citizens of Cambodia.
Those who threatened mass exodus of participants was deported from Cambodia into the land of Uncle Sam since a dozen years ago, triggered by the crisis due to the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge regime.
Earlier, about 50 people are citizens of Cambodia is scheduled to be repatriated by force by U.S. immigration authorities (ICE) to return to their homeland. According to court records in California, as quoted from VOA, Wednesday (20/12/2017).
However, the lawyers of the Cambodians were arguing that their clients will experience a "loss that cannot be corrected", when they returned to the country that they barely remember again.
Advocates demanded that u.s. authorities to reopen the immigration cases of Cambodian citizens so that they can appeal the deportation order.
Finally, American district judge Cormac Carney in Santa Ana, California, issued an order halting the deportations while to revisit their rights according to the law.
Meanwhile, Jenny Zhao, one of the lawyers in the case of Cambodian immigrants that say, "capture and insert them into the aircraft before undergoing court proceedings here violates their rights. We also urged that the U.S. Government to reopen the immigration cases of them. "
Most of those who threatened mass exodus of participants was deported from Cambodia to the United States, when the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge regime spread on 1970 's. But, after fleeing to the U.S., many of them never get full citizenship.
The time of the exodus, many of their status as children born of parents living in the camps of refugees escape the Khmer Rouge outside Cambodia.
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