Chinese citizens sue Florida over 'xenophobic' property ownership ban
A group of Chinese Floridians and a real estate brokerage firm are suing the state in federal court over a recently-signed Gov. Ron DeSantis policy they say puts “draconian restrictions” on people from China.
"The legislation unfairly restricts most Chinese citizens — and most citizens of Cuba, Venezuela, Syria, Iran, Russia, and North Korea — from purchasing homes in the state," they said in a press release posted by the American Civil Liberties Union, one of their legal representatives.
Gov. Ron DeSantis, whose presidential campaign announcement is expected to be imminent, signed...