Trinh Q.
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Trinh Q. Truong is a policy analyst for Immigration at American Progress. Prior to this role, Truong conducted research on the intersection between social, criminal justice, and immigration policy with deported former refugees in Southeast Asia. She has experience working in the areas of refugee resettlement, immigration organizing, and at an immigrant bail fund. Truong is a former refugee.

Truong holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University in political science, an undergraduate certificate in human rights from Yale Law School, and a master’s degree in refugee and forced migration studies from the University of Oxford.

 

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2023 Survey of DACA Recipients Highlights Economic Advancement, Continued Uncertainty Amid Legal Limbo Article
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2023 Survey of DACA Recipients Highlights Economic Advancement, Continued Uncertainty Amid Legal Limbo

The ninth annual survey of DACA recipients illustrates DACA’s role in empowering individuals and communities while strengthening the U.S. economy and highlights the need for a pathway to citizenship.

Executive Summary: A Whole-of-Government, Society-Wide Approach to Tackling the Opioid Crisis Fact Sheet

Executive Summary: A Whole-of-Government, Society-Wide Approach to Tackling the Opioid Crisis

This fact sheet summarizes a recent Center for American Progress report outlining the need for a whole-of-government, society-wide approach to addressing the complex challenges posed by the opioid overdose epidemic.

Tackling the Opioid Crisis Requires a Whole-of-Government, Society-Wide Approach Report
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Tackling the Opioid Crisis Requires a Whole-of-Government, Society-Wide Approach

The opioid epidemic is a complex public health crisis that can be ameliorated by addressing root causes of drug use; expanding access to treatment and harm reduction strategies; and reducing the supply of illicit opioids entering the United States.

DACA Boosts Recipients’ Well-Being and Economic Contributions: 2022 Survey Results Article
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DACA Boosts Recipients’ Well-Being and Economic Contributions: 2022 Survey Results

The eighth annual survey of DACA recipients shows, yet again, DACA recipients’ many contributions to their communities and the U.S. economy more broadly while highlighting the need for a pathway to citizenship.

Crossing the Border: How Disability Civil Rights Protections Can Include Disabled Asylum-Seekers Report
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Crossing the Border: How Disability Civil Rights Protections Can Include Disabled Asylum-Seekers

Civil rights protections designed to protect disabled people from discrimination, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, are powerful tools for ensuring that disabled asylum-seekers have access to the protection and services they need in the U.S. immigration system.

Trinh Q. Truong, Emily DiMatteo, Mia Ives-Rublee

Why Immigration Relief Matters Article
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Why Immigration Relief Matters

Undocumented immigrants make significant economic contributions and are integral members of communities across the United States; immigration relief is necessary to continue growing the economy and strengthening communities nationwide, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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