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Government Extends Deadline for Foreign Students to Register

The Justice Department extended by one month today the deadlines for thousands of visitors from seven mainly Muslim countries to register with immigration authorities. About 15,000 men ages 16 and older from Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have until March 21 to be fingerprinted, photographed and present required documents at offices of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The deadline had been Feb. 21. A group of 19,000 men from Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan and Kuwait will have from Feb. 24 to April 25 to register, four weeks beyond the original March 28 date. The extensions were issued after a wave of protests over the program has largely subsided. Hundreds of men were detained when they showed up at immigration offices to comply. Officials of the Justice Department say that they have 139 in custody and that many will be released on bond while their cases are processed. Full Story

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