President Biden should also provide refuge for democracy lovers who want to escape authoritarian Chinese rule.
His rationale is both weak and would have justified keeping out his own father - a refugee from Cuba.
Cruz not only dimmed America's status as a bastion of freedom for the world's oppressed people, but spat upon his own heritage as the son of a political refugee.
America has undone its longstanding policy of granting special treatment to individuals with Hong Kong passports at exactly the wrong time.
Regina Ip spins a fantasy of a just government restoring order to Hong Kong.
Chen Guangcheng Fled China to America, and Last Night He Spoke at the RNC. How About Opening Our Doors to Oppressed Hongkongers Too?
"In China, expressing beliefs or ideas not approved by the CCP—religion, democracy, human rights—can lead to prison."
Plus: Portland eases restrictions on density, chain stores are fleeing Manhattan, and a QAnon believer is likely headed to Congress.
Plus: Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy publisher Jimmy Lai, Portland demonstrators set fire to police union headquarters, protests erupt against "Europe's last dictator," and more...
2 Pro-Democracy University Employees in Hong Kong Fired as Beijing-Imposed National Security Law Takes Effect
"Academic staff...are no longer free to make controversial statements to the general public about politically or socially controversial matters," one of them writes.
The country's response to Hong Kong residents fleeing the national security law was modest, yet still drew the ire of Chinese officials.
Will tech companies resist orders to cooperate with demands for information to root out dissidents?
The legislation cuts lots of red tape surrounding the visa process.
In the video, I also make the case for extending the same rights to other victims of Chinese government oppression.
It would be smart foreign policy and beneficial to the U.S. economy.
Pro-democracy legislator Charles Mok explains what China's new national security law means for dissidents and the future of the city.
China's growing crackdown on Hong Kong has inspired calls for the West to allow Hong Kongers to migrate here. They should indeed be allowed to do so - and the same right should be extended to other victims of Chinese government oppression.
President Donald Trump announced a significant escalation of his administration's conflict with the Chinese government—a conflict that is increasingly looking less like a trade war and more like a cold war.
And it should keep taking Chinese college students too. Both strategies would be more damaging to China than the current plan of using sanctions.
The president takes credit for the fact that Beijing hasn't sent tanks into Hong Kong.
Plus: California truck drivers sue over new labor law, Hong Kong clashes get medieval, Deval Patrick announces presidential bid, and more...
Escalating violence in Hong Kong
The protester, Chow Tsz-lok, was only 22.
James called Trump a "bum," but he won't utter a single bad word about China's authoritarianism.
Nah, the senator's still wrong about Internet free speech, argue the editors on the Reason Roundtable podcast.
This week's demonstrations at NBA games are a refreshing reminder that Americans won't just "stick to sports."
The gaming company suspended Chung Ng Wai for a year and confiscated his prize money after he said "Liberate Hong Kong."
Apparently the NBA's kow-towing to Communist China is not limited to groveling press statements.
The National Basketball Association has spent decades investing in China. Should that matter when it comes to supporting human rights?
Encryption, other privacy measures, and decentralization have made the protest movement possible.
Under Chinese authoritarianism, they'll have neither.
The company's Chinese ownership may have something to do with it.
"If we lose...we will lose a generation."
The formal withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill won't be enough to stop the protest movement.
Today, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam withdrew the controversial extradition bill that set off protests.
"Hong Kong is a place without basic political and economic freedom," Wong tells Reason.
Simon Cheng Man-kit, a staffer at the British Consulate in Hong Kong, hasn't returned from a trip he took to mainland China nearly two weeks ago.