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That joy didn't last long.have been rejected by American embassy staff. The reason given for the denials was that the officials didn't believe that Thuy would return to Vietnam even though Thuy is leaving behind money, property and her 5-year-old child.
The Huynh family fled Vietnam because the father of the family fought alongside the U.S. Army. In 1991, they were able to immigrate to the U.S. Five years later, they became U.S. citizens.