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Senators target China's 'exit bans' as Americans continue to be held by Beijing

Jan 16, 2020 - CNN

(CNN) -- A group of bipartisan senators on Wednesday introduced legislation aimed at punishing Beijing for blocking American citizens from leaving that country, on the same day that the White House signed an initial trade deal with China,

The bill introduced Wednesday takes aim at China's use of "exit bans" and comes as Chinese authorities have prevented an American family from leaving more than a year and a half through the use of such a ban. That case has risen to the highest levels of...