Assessing Potential Discriminatory Impact of U.S.-China Legislation

June 7, 2023

Advancing Justice | AAJC issues guidance to evaluate the potential discriminatory impact of US - China policy

There is growing bipartisan agreement that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) policies represent one of the greatest threats to U.S. national security. Especially following the rise in anti-China sentiment in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, lawmakers have pursued a policy of increasing confrontation with the CCP, including escalatory economic measures, increased military spending, and ideological competition. Done indiscriminately, this approach often hurts American workers and industry, and alienated American allies with punitive unpredictability.