A 15-page document is a summary of an FBI interview done in 2015 with a man who had frequent contact with Saudi nationals in the U.S. who supported the first hijackers to arrive in the country before the attacks.

I know the first "who" is referring to "a man" preceding it. How about the second "who"?

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As you say, the first who refers to the noun immediately before it: a man.

In general you go to the first noun immediately preceding the pronoun and that will be the antecedent. There are exceptions, but this is not one of them: the second who refers to Saudi nationals [in the U.S.].

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