Trinh Q. Truong is a research assistant on the Immigration Policy team at American Progress. Prior to this role, Truong conducted research on the intersection between social, criminal justice, and immigration policy with deported former refugees in Southeast Asia. She has experience working in the areas of refugee resettlement, immigration organizing, and at an immigrant bail fund. Truong is a former refugee.
Truong holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University in political science, an undergraduate certificate in human rights from Yale Law School, and a master’s degree in refugee and forced migration studies from the University of Oxford.