Tightened Security Creating Visa Backlog

President Bush has not been able to reduce the backlog of visa applications and other immigration paperwork, as he had promised. The reason seems to be a new layer of security checks following the Sept. 11 attacks. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports.



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