A bipartisan group of US lawmakers has submitted a proposal from both the House of Representatives and the Senate, under which the U.S. government will have to create a list of the scientific and engineering institutions that will be responsible for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) affiliated. This bill prevents America from accepting such research or such a visa that is employed by Chinese military establishments or those sponsored by this establishment.
Senator Tom Cotton, Chuck Grassley, Ted Cruz, Marsha Blackburn, Josh Howell and Macro Rubio have introduced the bill in the Senate, while Mike Gallagher and Vicky Hartzler put the bill in Congress. MPs have alleged that according to estimates, in the last decade, PLA has sent more than 2,500 military engineers and scientists to study abroad. many times, These scientists did not disclose their relationship with the Chinese army.
Congress member Galaghar said, "In recent years, PLA has sent thousands of scientists and engineers to conduct sensitive research abroad including the US. "PLA accepts openly that it takes advantage of these efforts to develop new military technologies and we can not ignore its threat to our national security," he said.
Grasley said, 'Student and research visa should be reserved for foreign nationals who want to contribute to our universities and research institutes, not ours She opponents and the spies who want to harm us. China has taken advantage of us for a long time. "