Chinese students wait outside the US Embassy in Beijing for visa application interviews. Photo: AP Chinese students wait outside the US Embassy in Beijing for visa application interviews. Photo: AP
Chinese students wait outside the US Embassy in Beijing for visa application interviews. Photo: AP

Access denied: Chinese students slam ‘spy’ hunt as visa rejections pile up

  • At least 500 visas rejected under Trump-era policy to block Beijing from obtaining US technology with possible military uses
  • US Embassy in Beijing cites ‘some abuses of the visa process’, as Chinese reports link rejections to seven schools associated with industry and IT ministry

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese students wait outside the US Embassy in Beijing for visa application interviews. Photo: AP Chinese students wait outside the US Embassy in Beijing for visa application interviews. Photo: AP
Chinese students wait outside the US Embassy in Beijing for visa application interviews. Photo: AP
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