Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Video News Blog: Illegal Immigration, Student Visa Loopholes & the Education Lobby


Los Angeles, CA - Will the powerful International education lobby be successful in once again weakening U. S. Immigration Laws? Full Disclosure Network presents an eight minute Video News Blog entitled "Immigration, Student Visas & the Education Lobby" covering the crossroads battle being waged between the powerful international education lobby and the U. S government over immigration reform legislation now being debated in Congress. This 8 and a half minute video news blog is available FREE "on demand", 24/7 at the URL: http://www.fulldisclosure.net/flash/VideoBlogs/VideoBlog01.php as a public service of the Full Disclosure Network.

The U. S Department of Homeland Security estimated that 220,000 new foreign students and exchange visitors were expected to enroll in the fall of 2005. In 2001 there were 547,687 foreign students enrolled in U. S. colleges and university. According to a Florida University study the number of foreign students in the United States has grown considerably since the 9/ll attack on the World Trade twin towers.

Apearing in the Video News Blog are:

Jim White, UCLA International Student Services, Legal Counsellor
Richard Knickerbocker, Constitutional Attorney who represented David Bradford former UCLA Registration Deputy whose landmark 1991 lawsuit Bradford vs U C Regents held that undocumented students were not eligible for benefits, including reduced "in-state" tuition at the California University System, including the Community Colleges.
Georgie Anne Geyer, Author and Syndicated Columnist who describes how U. S. citizenship and immigration policy is undermined by the major universities across the nation.

The Full Disclosure Network™ Video News Blogs feature exclusive video clips from interviews conducted over the past ten years. Visitors to the website are asked to participate in a survey on this issue and to participate in the debate online.

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