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Reported: Visas for Chinese students and researchers in sensitive areas restricted

  1. Original Date Announced

    June 11, 2018

    News agencies report the Trump administration, citing espionage concerns, has adopted new screening policies for Chinese students and researchers in sensitive fields and has limited some visas to one year instead of five. [ID #724]

    Press Report: New US Visa Screening Measures Target Chinese Citizens Studying "Sensitive" Subjects
  2. Effective Date

    June 11, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Agencies Affected: USCIS Bureau of Consular Affairs

Pre Trump-Era Policies



Trump-Era Policy Documents

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