Fearing espionage, U.S. weighs tighter rules on Chinese students

A sign hangs in the window of Building 43 marks MIT private property at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering new background checks and other restrictions on Chinese students in the United States over growing espionage concerns, U.S. officials and congressional sources said. In June, the U.S. State Department shortened the length of visas for Chinese graduate students studying aviation, robotics and advanced manufacturing to one year […]

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