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Republicans Ask Universities to Track Foreign Students

February 4, 2002
By: Mariana De Maio and JiaoJiao Shen
State Capital Bureau

Republicans are asking Missouri universities to do the I-N-S's job. JiaoJiao Shen has the story from Jefferson City.

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House Republicans want universities to track international student through enrollment status.

Representative Jason Crowell says some of the terrorists involved on September eleventh entered the US with student visas.

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Contents: Crowell says that the immigration was a contributing factor to the September eleventh attacks.

Republicans say that if they track foreign students, there will be less risk for future attacks.


Republicans ask Missouri universities to track foreign students that are not longer enrolled. JiaoJiao Shen has the story from Jefferson City.

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Republicans introduced their plan to take care of security in Missouri.

Representative Catherine Hanaway says the world is a different place since September eleventh and state legislation has to keep up.

One proposal is to ask universities to help keep track of foreign students.

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Contents: there is evidence of people with expired student visas that are still in the US and it is difficult to track them.

Other proposals include the creation of a Joint Legislative Committee on Homeland Security, and additional protections against crime.