Hmong American veterans are still fighting for their recognition this Veterans’ Day: their enormous sacrifice, which saved tens of thousands of American troops during the Vietnam War, deserves the respect and benefits accorded to other veterans, too.
In 2000, Congress passed the Hmong Veterans Naturalization Act, extending citizenship to Hmong Americans who came to the U.S. as refugees and served in the Special Guerrilla Unit, but these veterans still don’t have access to veterans benefits like medical treatment at VA hospitals or military burials.
Read more about the Hmong Special Guerrilla Unit fighters and their fight to be recognized.

Hmong American veterans are still fighting for their recognition this Veterans’ Day: their enormous sacrifice, which saved tens of thousands of American troops during the Vietnam War, deserves the respect and benefits accorded to other veterans, too.

In 2000, Congress passed the Hmong Veterans Naturalization Act, extending citizenship to Hmong Americans who came to the U.S. as refugees and served in the Special Guerrilla Unit, but these veterans still don’t have access to veterans benefits like medical treatment at VA hospitals or military burials.

Read more about the Hmong Special Guerrilla Unit fighters and their fight to be recognized.

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