Specifically, psychology advances scientific research, promotes the delivery of culturally and linguistically appropriate services, educates and trains psychologists and others who work with immigrants, and informs the development of sound public policy.
The Presidential Task Force developed a report based on the most recent research that addresses the psychological factors related to the experience of immigration.
Population of Vietnam In 2000, the population of Vietnam was 78.5 million people.
The majority Viet (Kinh) people account for 87% of the country’s population and mainly inhabit the Red River delta, the central coastal delta, the Mekong delta and major cities.
Immigrants to the United States come from all over the world.
During the previous great wave of migration, most new arrivals originated from Europe.
The other 53 ethnic minority groups, totaling over 8 million people, are scattered over mountain areas (covering two-thirds of the country’s territory) spreading from the North to the South.
These groups include the Tay, Thai, Muong, Hoa, Khmer, Nung, Hmong, Mien, Cham, Brau, Roman, and Odu (Embassy of Vietnam, London/United Kingdom, 2007).
Adolescence is usually accompanied by an increased independence allowed by the parents or legal guardians, including less supervision as compared to preadolescence.
Early history Vietnamese culture is very complex, in part due to the participation of many groups in Vietnamese history.
The earliest known inhabitants of the Indochinese peninsula were Austronesian tribes that migrated north from the islands of the South Pacific.
Contributor(s): Binh Duong, Program Manager, Division of Refugee Assistance at the Department of Social and Health Services, Olympia, WA; Many Vietnamese community members. Vietnam occupies the eastern coast of the Southeast Asian peninsula.
It is bordered by the South China Sea on the west and south, China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west.