In the Los Angeles suburb of Bellflower, "red shirt" members frequently gather to organize political activities to promote democracy millions of miles away in Thailand.

Their political nemeses, the "yellow shirts," are also hard at work in the Hollywood neighborhood — finding ways to attack the red shirt movement.

With the United States hosting the largest number of Thai immigrants — about 250,000 (including 100,000 living in Los Angeles), Thailand's color-coded politics seems to have landed on American shores. Both camps use their influence to lobby the U.S. government.