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APLU In The News: June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020
US President Donald J. Trump signed an order late last month canceling visas and barring entry for Chinese students, postdocs, and other visiting scientists associated with China’s “military-civil fusion strategy.” The order, which went into effect June 1, is an effort to stop what the Trump administration sees as a Chinese attempt to acquire US technology.
June 5, 2020
A new ‘proclamation’ by President Trump that bars certain Chinese graduate and postgraduate students from studying or doing research in the US has got American university groups and research advocates worried. The decree, which came on 29 May, also calls on the State Department to consider revoking F and J student visas already issued to Chinese nationals currently in the US – if they are deemed to meet particular criterion such as links to China’s military.