Preziose, second from left, and members of her group talk with John Rainbolt, left, a representative for Rep. John Sullivan (R-Okla.), about the Amerasian Paternity Act. In 1988, the Homecoming Act allowed the children of U.S. service members to immigrate to the U.S. But it did not guarantee citizenship. Many who arrived lacked English skills or family connections -- the program did not help them find their fathers -- and Amerasians were shunned by Vietnamese communities.
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