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Leon Vuong manages a store inside a Vietnamese supermarket on Buford Highway. He came to the United States more than 30 years ago with his family from Vietnam. He was 10 years old at the time.

“We were refugees, we were boat people,” he said. “We lived on a refugee camp, we went through all of that, and we made it here, and we have lived here, and we assimilated to the culture.”

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Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

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Immigrant and refugee groups are raising concerns about a proposal put forth by Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, along with Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, to reduce legal immigration. The proposal got the backing of President Trump Wednesday in a joint press conference with the senators.

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Wednesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., listens to a witness during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights and Global Women's Issues hearing on overview of U.S. policy t
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The six months of Donald Trump’s presidency have been marked by an explosion of political action by many unhappy with him and his administration’s policies. 

That has included loud demands by constituents who want to meet with elected officials and frustration when members of Congress seem out of reach.

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Caroline Stover is one of a wave of progressive Georgia activists awakened by the election of President Trump.

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