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Credit: Jason Leung, Unsplash


Over the past 15 years, Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) has allowed federal agencies to conduct “backdoor searches” on the private communications of millions of everyday Americans — without obtaining a warrant. This raises serious concerns about government surveillance overreach, which has led to the racial profiling of Asian American as well as Black, Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian (BAMEMSA) communities.

Check out our fact sheet and coalition letter to learn more, and take action here

Temple University Professor Xiaoxing Xi was falsely accused of spying for China in 2015. (Credit: ACLU)

Land Ownership Bans

This map from APA Justice tracks state-level land ownership bans that are gaining traction across the nation. In 2023 alone, at least 33 states have proposed more than 80 bills to limit Chinese land ownership — a growing number of which target everyday Asian immigrants who have nothing to do with the Chinese government.

APA Justice, July 2023

Passed land ownership ban bill into state law

Died in current / recent legislative session

Introduced land ownership ban legislation

No known land ownership ban legislation

Report: The blame game

Stop AAPI Hate

This report includes a brief history of anti-Asian scapegoating and offers recommendations for political candidates, community groups, and individuals who want to help us put an end to this alarming trend.

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