A proposal in the US House would offer Hongkongers threatened by the National Security Law refugee status on an expedited basis. Photo: AFP A proposal in the US House would offer Hongkongers threatened by the National Security Law refugee status on an expedited basis. Photo: AFP
A proposal in the US House would offer Hongkongers threatened by the National Security Law refugee status on an expedited basis. Photo: AFP

Revived US bill proposes special status for Hongkongers threatened by national security law

  • The legislation provides multiple pathways to seek entry into the United States, including one for ‘highly skilled’ applicants
  • The measure was reintroduced after being blocked by Senator Ted Cruz in December

Topic |   US-China relations
A proposal in the US House would offer Hongkongers threatened by the National Security Law refugee status on an expedited basis. Photo: AFP A proposal in the US House would offer Hongkongers threatened by the National Security Law refugee status on an expedited basis. Photo: AFP
A proposal in the US House would offer Hongkongers threatened by the National Security Law refugee status on an expedited basis. Photo: AFP
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