When members march, they wear “ICE out of Little Saigon” shirts and hold signs defending sanctuary status.
(Dannie Phan)La, 24, grew up in San Diego, the daughter of Vietnamese American refugees.
“Politics can be very contentious and divisive, and there are generational differences” in the Vietnamese American community, says Linda Vo.
“In a place like Little Saigon, we want to celebrate our Latinx and Central American counterparts who are our neighbors.
(Courtesy of VietRISE)“Our community is very powerful,” says La, who credits the elected Vietnamese American politicians in Orange County.