This hearing evaluates the status of relief efforts for refugees from the rise of communism in Indochina. Additionally, testimonies identify the results of U.S. "Operation Babylift" efforts to evacuate Vietnamese orphans and the status of U.S. relief efforts in Cambodia and Vietnam.
Thailand served as the initial country of refuge for many Indochinese peoples, so this document analyzes their refugee policy of the early 1980's and how the U.S. fit its resettlement programs into that mold.
This report documents a realistic assessment of refugee treatment in Indochina given by private organizations based in that region. Recommended action for both the U.S. and Thai governments are provided.