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Foreign Students in the United States [electronic resource] : Policies and Legislation.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2006.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (18 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Administrative law.
Government information.
Terrorism.
Summary:
Reviews key policy issues and legislative action relating to the admission of foreign students into and presence of foreign students in the U.S., in light of the involvement of several terrorists who held student visas in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S. Discusses foreign student visas; processing, screening, and reporting procedures; characteristics of foreign students; and current issues, including foreign students and funding, language competence, and new pathways to permanent residence. Surveys related legislation, including Title V of S. 2611, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006, which includes the Securing Knowledge, Innovation and Leadership Act of 2006.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Foreign Students in the United States
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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