August 26, 2020
The Trump administration's executive order banning WeChat, the popular Chinese social networking platform, caused massive outrage among the Chinese diaspora and business community in the United States. In recent days, the executive order has come under fire for violating the right to receive foreign speech and faced legal challenges. Former USCET intern and practicing Washington D.C. lawyer, Song Yi, breaks down why the executive order is unconstitutional in her op-ed "Trump's WeChat 'ban' is unconstitutional. A new lawsuit shows why."