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November 15, 2019
Your international students may be planning to travel for the holidays, including outside the United States. There are a few things you should know...
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October 10, 2019
Designated school officials (DSOs) must register their Initial and Active international students in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) within 30 days of the start of the school session. Regular student registration in SEVIS is necessary to track regulatory compliance for...
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August 29, 2019
If you receive a request from a student who has recently arrived in the United States under your school’s Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status,” to immediately transfer their record to another Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, use the...
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August 8, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) encourages school and sponsor officials who have more than one username to request the merging of their Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) accounts by Aug. 31, 2019.  As a reminder, SEVP and the Department of State are working to...
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July 25, 2019
Schools are required to pay fees to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and provide proof of payment to SEVP upon submission of their initial certification petition, recertification petition or Form I-290B, “Notice of Appeal or Motion.” Additionally, certain updates to the Form I-17, "...