How President Trump’s WeChat Ban May Hurt Chinese Residents In Chicago Area

Some Chinese residents say the Trump Administration’s ban will make it harder to connect with family and friends overseas.

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Some Chinese residents living in the Chicago area fear the Trump administration's ban on the mobile messaging app WeChat could change the way they connect with family and friends abroad -- and in the U.S. Mark Schiefelbein / Associated Press
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Some Chinese residents living in the Chicago area fear the Trump administration's ban on the mobile messaging app WeChat could change the way they connect with family and friends abroad -- and in the U.S. Mark Schiefelbein / Associated Press

How President Trump’s WeChat Ban May Hurt Chinese Residents In Chicago Area

Some Chinese residents say the Trump Administration’s ban will make it harder to connect with family and friends overseas.

A federal judge in California recently blocked President Trump’s ban on WeChat, China’s largest messaging platform. But the future of the app in the U.S. remains uncertain.

Reset takes a closer look at how the ban may impact Chinese residents in the Chicago area.

GUESTS: Danny Chrichton, managing editor at TechCrunch

Grace Chan McKibben, executive director at the Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community

Jimmy Lee, vice president at Chinatown Chamber of Commerce; CEO of AM Center Home Supply