Chinese asylum seekers in New York City live in limbo, caught between China and the US


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Flushing, NY CNN — A simple act of walking into a mosque with his wife and two children in New York City is what made the past six months of struggle worth it for Ye Chengxiang – even if not everyone is celebrating his arrival. “It’s only been over two months here, but we can feel the spirit of freedom, inclusiveness , and equality,” he said over a bowl of noodles. It was his only day off from working 12-hour shifts at a Chinese restaurant in New York City. The slim former restaurant owner left China last October. The ruling...