July 12, 2023
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a <a…
While the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) works to ensure student employment compliance, it is important for both designated school officials (DSOs) and international students to be aware of potentially fraudulent employers and to report suspected fraud.
Below are a few red flags that may indicate a potentially fraudulent employer:
Students should also contact their DSO if they have any questions about the guidance provided by a recruiter. DSOs or students who think that an employer is not complying with the terms or conditions of employment are encouraged to report the employer’s noncompliance to the Homeland Security Investigations tip line. Additionally, DSOs or students can notify the SEVP Response Center or their local Project Campus Sentinel agent. Students can also report concerns about wages and/or employment conditions to the U.S. Department of Labor.