AP PHOTOS: Hmong women

Gosia Wozniacka AP PHOTOS

In these photos taken April 22, 2012, Vicky Xiong, left, teaches her daughter Rachel Lor how to do Hmong embroidery called Paj ntaub at their home in Fresno, Calif. (AP/Gosia Wozniacka) In this photo taken June 6, 2012, Misty Her, assistant superintendent with the Fresno Unified School District, talks to children about her job and encourages them to read at Cole …

AP Story: Hmong women, from refugee camp to college

Gosia Wozniacka AP STORIES

I often write about immigration issues, with special emphasis on the Latino community, the largest immigrant group. But California’s Central Valley is home to many other immigrant enclaves. One of these is the Hmong, an Asian ethnic minority whose people lived in the southeast Asian countries of Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as in China. The Hmong have a …