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September 17, 2019
September is National Preparedness Month! The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
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DSO submits request to merge SEVIS accounts
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, "...
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July 9, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and the Department of State are working to create one person, one record in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), beginning with school and sponsor officials.  The first phase of the process will take place July 8 through Aug....
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June 18, 2019
As your institution’s time to renew their Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certification approaches, make sure that you have these resources saved! These resources will be very helpful as your school prepares for the recertification process. Getting Started with SEVP Recertification –...

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