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

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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