Expanding residency rights for foreign workers in China

Global Business

Official residence status for foreigners living in China is historically tough to obtain. For years, so-called “green cards” have been limited to a small number of high-tech experts or high level workers who’ve invested a half million dollars or more in a Chinese company. That’s about to change. In a bid to boost its foreign talent and reverse its ‘brain drain’, China is expanding green card benefits to include a path to permanent residency. CCTV’s Grace Brown filed this report.

Expanding residency rights for foreign workers in China

Expanding residency rights for foreign workers in China

Official residence status for foreigners living in China is historically tough to obtain. For years, so-called "green cards" have been limited to a small number of high-tech experts or high level workers who've invested a half million dollars or more in a Chinese company. That's about to change. In a bid to boost its foreign talent and reverse its 'brain drain', China is expanding green card benefits to include a path to permanent residency.CCTV's Grace Brown filed this report.
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Jessica Vaughn on immigrant rights
For more on immigrant rights and safety, CCTV’s Michelle Makori spoke to Jessica Vaughan. She’s Director of Policy Studies at the Center for Immigration Studies.

Jessica Vaughn on immigrant rights

Jessica Vaughn on immigrant rights

For more on immigrant rights and safety, CCTV's Michelle Makori spoke to Jessica Vaughan. She's Director of Policy Studies at the Center for Immigration Studies.
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