A number of Chinese students who went to the U.S. were repatriated and their electronic equipment was confiscated | Entry | U.S. | Deported

[Epoch Times October 11, 2021](Epoch Times reporter Li Yun comprehensive report) Recently, there are more peopleChinese studentsEntryAmericaDeported.Some Chinese students were interrogated by US law enforcement officers and confiscated individuals when they left the country and returned to China.Electronic equipment. Previously, three Chinese students had been deported because they were found military training passports when they entered the United States.

The Consulate General of the Communist Party of China in Los Angeles issued an announcement on October 8.Chinese studentsAt Los Angeles AirportEntryWhenAmericaThe border inspectors questioned questions about their purpose of coming to the United States, past academic performance, whether they were employed, subject to disciplinary action, and plagiarizing laboratory data.

The announcement also stated that other students were refused entry and were deported to the country, and some were confiscated when they left the country.Electronic equipment.But did not explain why these international studentsDeportedAnd check.

The Chinese Embassy of the Communist Party of China in Los Angeles claimed that it had made representations to the United States regarding the incident.

Prior to this, some Chinese students were deported because they were found to have military training photos in their mobile phones when they entered the United States.

On August 30, the spokesperson of the Chinese Communist Party’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wang Wenbin said at a regular press conference that three Chinese students were sent back to China after being checked by the United States when they entered the Houston Airport. Military training photos, suspected that they have military background.

In addition to the repatriation of Chinese students to the United States, more than 500 Chinese science and engineering graduate students have been refused visas for their applications to the United States.

On July 6, Zhao Lijian, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Communist Party of China, stated at a regular press conference that some Chinese students had been violated by the U.S. Presidential Decree No. 10043 when applying for visas to the United States. Reason to refuse.

At that time, the “China Daily” quoted people familiar with the matter as saying that when more than 500 Chinese science and engineering graduate students applied for visas to the United States, they were judged by the U.S. Embassy and Consulate that they did not comply with Article 212(f) and Article 212 of the “Immigration and Nationality Act” of the United States. The visa was refused on the grounds of Presidential Decree No. 10043.

These 500-odd people are all graduate students who have applied to study for a doctoral or master’s degree in the United States, most of whom are studying electrical engineering, computer science, machinery, chemistry, materials science, and biomedicine and other science and engineering departments. The universities they plan to attend include Harvard University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University and so on.

The previous Trump (Trump) administration issued an announcement in May 2020, prohibiting Chinese students and scholars with F visa (student visa) and J visa (visiting scholar visa) related to the Chinese military from entering the United States.

US intelligence agencies have been warning for years that the CCP is using student spies to steal US secrets.

The United States suspects that Chinese students and scholars related to the CCP’s military are engaged in espionage and intellectual property theft in the United States, which will pose a national security risk to the United States.

According to the US State Department’s visa data, in the first half of 2020, the fewest F visas issued in a single month were May and June, with only 7 and 8 issued to Chinese students respectively.

After the Biden administration came to power, it will resume issuing visas to Chinese students from May 2021. From May to July, the United States issued 23,066, 33,896, and 21,163 F1 visas to China.

However, in recent months, incidents such as the deportation of Chinese students and scholars to the United States have also occurred from time to time. In May, a Chinese student planning to study in the United States was refused by the U.S. Embassy or Consulate because his father was a CCP policeman. The U.S. Embassy confirmed that the U.S. stopped issuing visas to the spouses and children of active duty personnel such as the CCP’s Immigration Bureau, the Ministry of Security, and the Ministry of Public Security.

Editor in charge: Fang Ming

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