Hmong National and World News

The Hmong Times National and World section brings you highlights that affect our Hmong Community here in Minnesota. With a special attention given to honoring our veterans and their contributions to our way of life.

Collecting Hmong Refugee Stories In Minnesota And California

I have parents and grandparents who constantly remind my siblings and I how lucky we are because “back in Laos” or “when I was little” they were so poor. When we were picky about our food or didn’t finish what was on our plates, our elders would give us lectures about how they never had enough to eat.

The Anti-Poverty Soldier

New research highlights important strategies to lift people out of poverty. But nonprofit expert asks, “Are they enough?”

Costa, Hmong & Lao American Veterans Celebrate Legislative Victory

On March 29, Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16) was joined by Special Guerrilla Unit (SGU) veterans and veterans organization leaders to announce and celebrate the enactment of the Hmong Veterans’ Service Recognition Act as incorporated into last week’s appropriations law.