Shen Lu

Shen Lu is a journalist based in the United States.

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Trump’s limits on international visas unnerve Chinese students in US

A suspension of foreign work visa programmes and a new bar on foreign students at schools with online classes are just the latest restrictions disrupting Chinese lives.

A suspension of foreign work visa programmes and a new bar on foreign students at schools with online classes are just the latest restrictions disrupting Chinese lives.

8 Jul 2020 - 8:55AM
Coronavirus: Unemployed Chinese graduates in US face hard decision to stay or leave

Recent graduates are facing the choice of returning to China or staying in the US amid massive lay-offs and a public health crisis.

Recent graduates are facing the choice of returning to China or staying in the US amid massive lay-offs and a public health crisis.

11 Apr 2020 - 10:40PM
Silenced at home, finding a voice overseas: China’s feminists cultivate the expatriate community

Supporters of #MeToo and Liu Jingyao turn out at a panel discussion and an opening in New York of The Voiceless Rise Up!, which aims to put a spotlight on sexual assault.

Supporters of #MeToo and Liu Jingyao turn out at a panel discussion and an opening in New York of The Voiceless Rise Up!, which aims to put a spotlight on sexual assault.

24 Nov 2020 - 5:14PM
Chinese studying in US become ‘political cannon fodder’ as visa process tightens amid feud

Some university students have been stuck in limbo as the waiting time for visas grows longer and the US government demands more information.

Some university students have been stuck in limbo as the waiting time for visas grows longer and the US government demands more information.

24 May 2019 - 5:42AM
Chinese clients of New York ‘asylum mill’ lawyers face deportation threat

Fear and confusion as US cracks down on thousands who may have heeded advice to exaggerate or fabricate their asylum claims.

Fear and confusion as US cracks down on thousands who may have heeded advice to exaggerate or fabricate their asylum claims.

10 Oct 2018 - 11:09PM