More International festival artists denied visas to US
International festival artists denied visas
LocalNews8 (Idaho Falls, ID) – AP, 8/3/2008
"Almost 80% of 300 foreign artists invited to attend an international youth conference in Bountiful [UT] have been denied travel visas. Officials from the International Organization of Folk Art say despite their repeated trys – including letters from Utah's Republican U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch – just 65 of the 300 invited artists have obtained visas."
http://www.localnews8.com/Global/story.asp?S=8780095&nav=menu554_2_3 LocalNews8 (Idaho Falls, ID) – AP, 8/3/2008