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Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Tonight into Tuesday Night

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England tonight, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty winds at times, causing blowing and drifting snow. There's the potential for whiteout conditions at times, leading to dangerous travel late tonight through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   

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Customs ordered to verify all int'l student visas following Boston bombings

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL / Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Customs officials are being ordered "effective immediately" to verify that every foreign student arriving in the U.S. has a valid student visa.
 
It's the first security change by the U.S. government directly related to the Boston bombings.
 
According to an internal memorandum obtained by The Associated Press, the Homeland Security Department says every international student holding a non-immigrant student visa must have their status verified before being allowed into the U.S. The order came one day after the Obama administration acknowledged that a student from Kazakhstan accused of hiding evidence for one of the Boston bombing suspects was allowed to return to the U.S. in January without a valid student visa.
 
Azamat Tazhayakov's terminated visa status was in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System, called SEVIS.

   AP-WF-05-03-13 1603GMT

 


 

 
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