The policy diminishes the greatest legitimacy length of B1/B2 guest visas for party individuals
U.S. President Donald Trump's organization has given standards to confine travel to the United States by Chinese Communist Party individuals and their families, the State Department said in a proclamation on Thursday.
The approach diminishes the most extreme legitimacy length of B1/B2 guest visas for party individuals and their close relatives from 10 years to multi month, the assertion said.
The measure was pointed toward shielding the country from the gathering's "censure impact," the assertion stated, adding the gathering attempts to "impact Americans through purposeful publicity, monetary compulsion, and other detestable exercises."
The Trump organization has looked to solidify the active president's hard on-China heritage, and relations between the world's two biggest economies have sunk to their absolute bottom in many years.
Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying responded at a news briefing on Thursday, saying: “This clearly is an escalated form of political oppression towards China by some extreme anti-China forces in the U.S. who act out of intense ideological bias and a deep-rooted Cold War mentality.”
Washington and Beijing have clashed over China's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, its tightening grip on Hong Kong, its disputed claims in the South China Sea, trade and accusations of human rights crimes in Xinjiang.
Last week, Reuters reported the United States was poised to add China's top chipmaker SMIC and national offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies, curbing their access to U.S. investors.
News of the restrictions was first reported by The New York Times. The new visa guidelines allow American officials to determine someone's party status based on their application and interview, the paper reported.