Louisiana It is also pushing a package of bills that would ban “foreign adversaries”, including Chinese companies and citizens, from buying land in the state. Governor Ron DeSantis signed a law that would prohibit citizens of certain countries from buying homes and land in Florida. Chinese citizens are almost completely banned, with few exceptions, while citizens of Cuba, Venezuela, Syria, Iran, Russia, and North Korea have similar but slightly lighter restrictions. There is a group of Chinese citizens living and working in Florida trial State above the law.
All of these measures are painfully reminiscent of measures that have been implemented over the centuries to keep people of color out of the United States, from the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882 to former President Donald Trump travel ban Which targeted North Koreans, Iranians and many other Muslim-majority countries. foreigners and their work are often subjected to racial and political scapegoat When people blame him for many issues in American society.
The Texas measure may be dead, but hostility toward immigrants is alive and well.