China’s ‘Christmas Town’ opens doors to Middle Eastern migrants, but their future is uncertain

As Europe and the United States crack down on migrants from the Middle East and Africa, China is welcoming those with money with the boomtown of Yiwu, known as “Christmas Town”, luring business-savvy Syrians, Yemeni, Libyans and Iraqis. Although China doesn’t have laws recognising refugees, it grants visas to people from war-torn countries who can […]