"All applicants have to write personal statements, and especially for foreign candidates, often these incredible stories come out," Weiss said. "His story really moved me. In interviewing him, he was the real deal, the full package. I told him if you're willing to come here, we have you a spot."
"The situation is fluid," said Mrs. Feinstein's spokesman, Brian Weiss, adding that no date had been set for a vote.