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Thursday, October 26, 2006

A Plea To The US Immigration Authorities

Yiyun Li, who's just been presented with the Whiting Award, was turned down last year for permanent residency by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and rejected again upon appeal. She'd applied based on "exceptional ability" in the arts, and has now filed a new petition. Let's hope this one passes muster.


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