Saturday August 2, 2003 -- Posted at 9:21 p.m. CDT
ARKANSAS -- Arkansas's largest universities say they beat a federal deadline yesterday to register all of their foreign students into an electronic database. The schools are required to register the nearly two thousand foreign students into "SEVIS" or the Student and Exchan
The system was created in 2001 as a security measure to keep track of people who enter the country to attend school or visit. The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas State and
Harding University, the state's largest schools, all met the deadline.