U.S. immigration

Chinese Migrants Face Perilous Journeys En Route to the U.S.

Last week, the bodies of eight Chinese nationals were discovered off the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, after their boat capsized along a route often used by migrants attempting to reach the U.S. This is the latest example of an...

Further Doubt Cast Over Ping Fu’s Memoir

When successful entrepreneur, Obama adviser and immigrant success story Ping Fu published her memoir Bend, Not Break in late December, it initially met with much critical acclaim. After a positive review from Forbes was...

Ping Fu Defends Memoir After Chinese Netizens Attack

Ping Fu, CEO of 3D software developer Geomagic and innovation adviser to President Obama, released her English-language memoir Bend, Not Break on December 31. The book traces her journey from oppressed youth during China’s...

China-US Visa Requests at Record Levels

So far this year,  the visa applications from China to the United States have hit 1 million, due to Obama’s “initiative to boost international tourism”. From China Daily: President Barack Obama’s initiative to boost...

Arriving as Pregnant Tourists, Leaving With American Babies

A house in San Gabriel, California was discovered to illegally house new mothers from China in a makeshift birthing center for visiting Chinese parents. The New York Times looks at the growing business of “maternity...

Born In The U.S.A.? Some Chinese Plan It That Way

NPR has a report on wealthy Chinese women who pay a fee to service providers who can arrange for them to give birth on U.S. soil under a U.S. Constitutional Amendment which gives the right to citizenship to anyone born in the...

China’s Thinkers Pack and Go

For Asia Times, Willy Lam looks at the trend of wealthy Chinese emigrating to the U.S. and other Western countries: China became the biggest worldwide contributor of emigrants in 2007. According to the official Chinese media,...

The American Dream of the Chinese Rich

China Daily looks at the increasing numbers of wealthy in China who spend their money on investing in the U.S. in exchange for green cards: According to statistics from the US Department of State, the number of so-called...

Parents Deliver US Citizenship

China Daily reports on the growing number of Chinese women who travel to the U.S. to give birth: The list of benefits runs long for babies born in the US, says Jiang Feng, the Chinese mainland partner of the agency, which...

US Senators Blast Arizona-China Rights Comparison

During the U.S.-China human rights dialogue, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor made a comparison between China’s human rights abuses and the draconian and controversial new law in Arizona...



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