Chinese students in New York graduating in 2018. More than 370,000 Chinese students were in the US during the 2019-20 academic year. A small percentage of youngsters have been denied visas in recent months due to US worries they could be a security risk. Photo: Xinhua Chinese students in New York graduating in 2018. More than 370,000 Chinese students were in the US during the 2019-20 academic year. A small percentage of youngsters have been denied visas in recent months due to US worries they could be a security risk. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese students in New York graduating in 2018. More than 370,000 Chinese students were in the US during the 2019-20 academic year. A small percentage of youngsters have been denied visas in recent months due to US worries they could be a security risk. Photo: Xinhua

US visa restrictions ‘necessary but don’t affect many Chinese students’

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Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese students in New York graduating in 2018. More than 370,000 Chinese students were in the US during the 2019-20 academic year. A small percentage of youngsters have been denied visas in recent months due to US worries they could be a security risk. Photo: Xinhua Chinese students in New York graduating in 2018. More than 370,000 Chinese students were in the US during the 2019-20 academic year. A small percentage of youngsters have been denied visas in recent months due to US worries they could be a security risk. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese students in New York graduating in 2018. More than 370,000 Chinese students were in the US during the 2019-20 academic year. A small percentage of youngsters have been denied visas in recent months due to US worries they could be a security risk. Photo: Xinhua
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