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September 29, 1989
Contending that a seldom-used, 200-year-old law violates their rights to equal protection of the law, some Vietnamese fisherman filed suit in San Francisco to stop the Coast Guard from enforcing the Jones Act, a measure forbidding non-citizens from piloting commercial fishing boats. The lawsuit names six former Vietnamese citizens who have been fishing in California since their arrival in the early 1980s.
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July 21, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A group of Bay Area Vietnamese fishermen asked a panel of federal judges Friday to bar enforcement of a 200-year-old law that prevents them from earning a living. In oral arguments before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, attorneys challenged the use of the 1789 Jones Act to prevent resident aliens legally living and working in the United States from doing many kinds of commercial fishing. The law bars non-U.S.
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July 21, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A group of Bay Area Vietnamese fishermen asked a panel of federal judges Friday to bar enforcement of a 200-year-old law that prevents them from earning a living. In oral arguments before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, attorneys challenged the use of the 1789 Jones Act to prevent resident aliens legally living and working in the United States from doing many kinds of commercial fishing. The law bars non-U.S.
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February 11, 1990 | SUZETTE PARMLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At first glance, the billboard in San Francisco's downtown featuring a young, denim-clad Vietnamese man with a cigarette dangling from his mouth may look like just another smoking ad aiming to entice. But a double take at the brand name of the cigarette pack the model holds shows the universal symbol of death: a skull and crossbones. And in Vietnamese, the billboard reads: "You wouldn't want your friend to get cancer--so why offer him a cigarette?"
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February 11, 1990 | SUZETTE PARMLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At first glance, the billboard in San Francisco's downtown featuring a young, denim-clad Vietnamese man with a cigarette dangling from his mouth may look like just another smoking ad aiming to entice. But a double take at the brand name of the cigarette pack the model holds shows the universal symbol of death: a skull and crossbones. And in Vietnamese, the billboard reads: "You wouldn't want your friend to get cancer--so why offer him a cigarette?"
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August 14, 1987 | STEVE EMMONS and NANCY WRIDE, Times Staff Writers
Garden Grove police said Thursday they were trying to determine the veracity of a letter claiming responsibility for the fire that killed magazine publisher Tap Van Pham this weekend. In Montreal, police said they intend to reactivate their investigation of fires at two offices there because of the letter.
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January 31, 1997 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Twenty-two years after the last U.S. troops left Saigon, the United States and Vietnam are about to take the final steps to normalize relations and officially begin a new era of diplomatic and economic cooperation. In the next few months, the two countries are to exchange ambassadors. Besides the embassies already operating in Washington and Hanoi, they will open consulates--the Americans in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) and the Vietnamese in San Francisco.
NEWS
September 29, 1989
Contending that a seldom-used, 200-year-old law violates their rights to equal protection of the law, some Vietnamese fisherman filed suit in San Francisco to stop the Coast Guard from enforcing the Jones Act, a measure forbidding non-citizens from piloting commercial fishing boats. The lawsuit names six former Vietnamese citizens who have been fishing in California since their arrival in the early 1980s.
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