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Student Visas On the Rise

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Student Visas On the Rise

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Student Visas On the Rise

Student Visas On the Rise

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The number of foreign students at American universities continues to grow, despite strict background checks imposed after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But some students in Indonesia, which sends more than 10,000 students to the United States each year, say lengthy visa delays and harsher U.S. security measures hurt America's image around the world. Hear NPR's Eric Weiner.