Florida sued over new law blocking Chinese citizens, other foreigners from buying property


Florida is being sued over a new law blocking Chinese citizens and other foreigners from buying some property. A group of Chinese citizens living and working in Florida is suing the state of a new law that bans Chinese nationals from purchasing property in large swathes of the state. The suit bild in a federal court by the American civil liberties union claims that the law unfairly targets foreign citizens because of the actions of their governments, the new law applies to land near military installations and critical infrastructure and also affects citizens of Cuba Venezuela, Syria, Iran, Russia, and North Korea. U.S. China ties are strained amid growing tensions over security and trade in nearly a dozen state houses and Congress, a decades old worry about foreign land ownership has spiked since

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