The case of Heng Zhu, a 35-year-old post-doctoral fellow at Yale University, was the subject of a front-page story in the Jan. 20, 2003, edition of The Wall Street Journal, highlighting visa difficulties that foreign scientists are facing in working in the US in an environment of heightened security in the post-9/11 era. Zhu was forced to return to China when his visa expired in April. Thus far, Zhu has not been able to return to the US despite support from his employer, the report said.

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