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USCIS Announces Ban of Communist Party Members

The new law effectively blocks members of the Chinese Communist Party from ever obtaining permanent residency or citizenship in the U.S.

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The U.S. has declared that anyone who is affiliated with or a member “of the Communist Party or any other totalitarian party … domestic or foreign, is inadmissible to the United States.” The law effectively blocks members of the Chinese Communist Party from ever obtaining permanent residency or citizenship in the U.S. The USCIS said the policy was “part of a broader set of laws passed by Congress to address threats to the safety and security of the United States.” The announcement was made in a policy alert issued by USCIS on Friday. South China Morning Post

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