December 9, 2022
DHS Announces Special Student Relief Employment Benefits for F-1 International Students from Ethiopia
On Dec. 9, 2022, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted a notice in the <a…
School officials looking to file for initial certification, recertification or submit updates to the Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” can utilize the Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) recently updated evidence checklists to guide your submissions. Be sure to replace any previous versions of these resources with these new versions.
The updates resources include:
Initial Petition Evidence Checklists
Flight School Resources
Petition Updates – Accredited Schools
Petition Updates – Non-Accredited Schools
Please note: The following resources were removed:
The evidence in these guidelines is not an exhaustive list. SEVP may issue a Request for Evidence (RFE) to your school, through Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), outlining additional information to be provided by a specified due date. All documents are subject to verification.
See all updated resources on the Schools and Programs page on ICE.gov/SEVP.