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August 22, 2019
As an F or M student, upon arrival at a U.S. port of entry, you must have: All signed required documents, Paid the I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor...
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May 30, 2019
In this blog post, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s government partner, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), explains the new online filing process for eligible F and M students for the Form I-539, “Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status.” USCIS announced on May 22...
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March 6, 2018
Once you have been accepted to a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, there are several steps you must take prior to your arrival in the United States.After you accept your admittance to an SEVP-certified school and provide evidence of your financial ability to study in the...
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September 6, 2017
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) welcomes designated school officials (DSOs) to submit their questions about the Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status,” to SEVPOutreach@ice.dhs.gov by Sept. 14, 2017.SEVP representatives will answer these pre-submitted...
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July 7, 2017
Once an international student is accepted to a Student and Exchange Visitor Program-certified school, their designated school official (DSO) issues them a Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status.” If you are a new DSO or need a reminder, watch the Creating the Initial...

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