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Why are there a lot of Cambodians in Long Beach?
Both of them are Cambodian refugees who fled the Khmer Rouge and came to Long Beach as teenagers in the 1980s, like so many others who settled in Long Beach from the 1970s to 1990s.
What is the most common last name in Cambodia?
Most Common Last Names In Cambodia
Why did Cambodians reach America?
Cambodians entered the United States as refugees after a group of Cambodian Communists named Khmer Rouge, led by the French-educated Pol Pot, won a civil war that had raged from March 1970 to April 1975 and proceeded to rule the country with extraordinary brutality.
Why do so many Cambodians live in Lowell?
Cambodian Americans make up the largest group among the Asian subgroups, and according to Aung and Yu (2007), the influx and resettlement of Cambodian refugees drawn by the high-technology boom of the early 1980s makes Lowell a city with the second largest Cambodian population in the United States after Long Beach, …