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Students: Reminders for Maintaining Status

January 31, 2019

As you start a new semester, it’s important to maintain your F and M student status.

Your student status relates to the purpose for or reason why you want to come to the United States. If you take any action that detracts from that purpose, you risk losing your status and being sent to your home country.

For helpful tips and reminders on how to maintain status while studying in the United States, visit these resources:

If you have any questions about maintaining your status, talk with your designated school official or contact the Student Exchange and Visitor Program’s Response Center.

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