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Trump Threatens Visas for Those From China

October 24, 2016

Donald Trump's various statements on visa policy have alarmed many in international education, with most of the concerns focused on the potential impact on students coming from countries with large Muslim populations, countries for which the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to heighten scrutiny of visa applications. In a speech on Saturday, Trump made a new promise on immigration. He said he would "begin removing the more than two million criminal illegal immigrants from the country and cancel visas to foreign countries that won’t take them back." While he did not name countries, The New York Times noted that this policy would affect visas for people from China. More international students come to the United States from China than from any other country.


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