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Reentry Eased for Government Grantees

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Science  04 Jul 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5629, pp. 28
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5629.28a

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Foreign scientists who work for the U.S. government or are supported by federal grants can now travel overseas without risking long delays in returning to their jobs. Last month, the U.S. Department of State exempted federal workers and grantees from the elaborate and time-consuming security reviews that have plagued foreign employees trying to obtain visas to reenter the United States after the 11 September terrorist attacks.

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