Illustration: Kakuen LauIllustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau

In limbo: thousands of Chinese citizens stuck in US illegally, and Beijing won’t take them back

  • One immigrant spent time in prison and was ordered deported but instead was later pardoned and is now a US citizen
  • China’s failure to cooperate in the process has earned it a ‘recalcitrant’ label from the US Department of Homeland Security, but there is little recourse
Topic |   US-China relations
Illustration: Kakuen LauIllustration: Kakuen Lau
Illustration: Kakuen Lau
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