ERIC Number: ED473242
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Homeland Security: Tracking International Students in Higher Education--Progress and Issues since 9/11. Hearing before the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness and the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session (September 24, 2002).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This hearing was held to learn about the implementation of the Student Exchange and Visitor Information System (SEVIS), designed to monitor international students studying in the United States, and the interactions among institutions of higher education, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), and the U.S. Department of State. Following opening statements by Representative Peter Hoekstra, Representative John Tierney, Representative Howard P. McKeon, and Representative Rush Holt, testimony was heard from these witnesses: (1) Glenn A. Fine, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice; (2) Stephen A. Edson, Acting Managing Director, Directorate of Visa Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State; and (3) Janis Sposato, Assistant Deputy Executive Associated Commissioner, Immigration Services Division, INS. Eleven appendixes contain the written statements of these representatives and witnesses. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Federal Legislation, Foreign Students, Immigrants, Immigration, National Security, Public Agencies
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.