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February 16, 2018
When a school obtains Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certification, it makes a legally binding commitment to comply with applicable...
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February 13, 2018
A full recording of the first Government Voices Webinar, which aired on Jan. 31, is now available on Study in the States.In the webinar, representatives from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP...
A school official sits at her desk and submits Form I-17 evidence using her computer
February 8, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) Definitions of Commonly Required Evidence guide helps school officials better understand Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” evidentiary requirements. The document defines a list of evidence SEVP...
A female M-1 international student rummages takes tools off the wall of a garage
February 7, 2018
M-1 international students at Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools must follow specific rules to maintain their student status while they study in the United States.Whether you are an M-1 student nearing your program end date or you are a designated school official (DSO)...
A designated school official submits her questions about the SEVP Response Center on a computer
February 6, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) invites designated school officials to submit questions about the SEVP Response Center (SRC) to by Feb. 14, 2018.SEVP representatives will answer these pre-submitted questions during the SEVP Ask the Experts Webinar: Get to...