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Chinese Ads Advise Smugglers on US Border

Updated: Sep 7

The Clarksvillian



TikTok, whose founder has pledged to use the app to “promote socialist core values” and routes data through China-based servers, is hosting videos amassing millions of views targeting illegal aliens.


As a report from the outlet Mother Jones notes, “many of the advertisements seem to target undocumented Latin American immigrants with strong ties to the United States and few to no existing options for obtaining legal status.”


In other words, “immigrants who enter the country illegally, overstay a visa, or have certain criminal convictions or prior deportation orders” are the “population that the TikTok ads primarily target.”


Mother Jones explains the format of the ads, often using a hashtag “fix without leaving,”:


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