On May 29 President Trump issued a proclamation that limits the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) ability to misuse nonimmigrant student and researcher visa programs- United States Department of State.
On 29 May President Trump announced that he will suspend the entry of certain foreign nationals from China, in order to secure sensitive Industrial secrets from China.
Though Trump Administration said that, They committed to achieving a fair and reciprocal relationship with the People’s Republic of China (PRC), and also continues to value the important contributions of international students and researchers, including from China.
However, the Administration is also committed to protecting our national and economic security, and US will not tolerate PRC attempts to illicitly acquire American technology and intellectual property from our academic institution and research facilities for Chinese military ends.
The President’s proclamation suspends the entry into the United States of any People’s Republic of China national seeking to enter the United States pursuant to an F or J visa to study or conduct research in the United States, except for a student seeking to pursue undergraduate study, where the individual’s academic or research activities are likely to support a PRC entity that implements and supports the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) “military-civil fusion” strategy.
The Trump administration believes that this action will help safeguard U.S. national and economic security interests and the productivity and security of the U.S. research enterprise.