2 weeks China denounces US visa revocations as racial discrimination Inquirer
BEIJING --- U.S. move to revoke the visas of about 1,000 Chinese students amounts to "outright political persecution and racial discrimination," China's foreign ministry said Thursday. The statement from spokesperson Zhao Lijian came a day after Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said his department was blocking visas for "certain Chinese graduate students and researchers with ties to China's military fusion strategy to prevent them from stealing and otherwise appropriating sensitive research." China was "abusing student visas to exploit American academia," Wolf said, offering a long list of alleged Chinese bad behavior but few details. A State Department spokesper...Keep on ... more