"It's every field office, not just major cities". It's across basically every discipline.
OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates, a group which works towards the social, political and economic benefits of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, said it found Wray's comments "dishonest and insulting", in a statement.
OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates told the Daily Beast, "It is unsafe and irresponsible for him to accuse many individuals seeking a higher education, or to contribute to their field of study, of spying". More recently, the treatment of Chinese Americans as "perpetual foreigners" and the ethnic-profiling and the wrongful prosecution of Drs.
The WIRED report notes that Wray's comments are particularly alarming not only from a national security standpoint, but they were also framed as a sweeping generalization about Chinese students studying in the U.S. If there is a viable threat to the nation's security, subsequent recommendations may further exacerbate tension in the already highly contentious debate over current immigration policy.
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Following the Senator Warren's remarks, the NCAI Board of Directors, and NCAI Tribal Delegation rose to a standing ovation. Warren said she listed herself with Native American heritage because she hoped to meet people with similar roots.
Some 350,000 Chinese students are enrolled at USA universities, about 35 per cent of the more than 1 million foreigners attending university in the country, the Institute of International Education estimates.
FBI Director Christopher Wray stressed that it is vital for the private sector to receive "defensive briefings" so that they can "recognize the threats that are coming their way".
"Huawei is trusted by governments and customers in 170 countries worldwide and poses no greater cybersecurity risk than any ICT vendor, sharing as we do common global supply chains and production capabilities", a spokesperson for Huawei said in a statement, according to CNN. He said there was "no such thing as absolute security" and one country's security could not be achieved at the expense of others.
According to the Business Insider report, Wray stated China was using various methods to weaken the US economic, military, cultural and informational power around the world.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Robert Ashley and National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo all said no. CIA Director Mike Pompeo said the agency was not asked to review the declassification of either document.
Coats said in response "there's no question that what you have just articulated is what's happening with China".