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June 12, 2020
Due to COVID-19, designated school officials (DSO) and principal designated school officials can submit electronic signatures for school petitions that require a signed Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student.” This includes DSO updates. How to…
May 29, 2020
As the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) continues to receive stakeholder questions about the impact of COVID-19 on SEVP-certified schools and nonimmigrant students, read new guidance for M-1 students and SEVP-certified schools related to online instruction, suspended term end dates and…
May 21, 2020
As a U.S. government system, the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) must conform to the federal government’s security procedures. Every user who accesses SEVIS must follow these procedures for logging into the database. Follow the below tips to maintain your SEVIS access,…
May 14, 2020
The U.S. Department of State is responsible for issuing nonimmigrant visas. The below resources from the State department include guidance on how to apply for a student visa and where to find the most up-to-date and accurate information on the impact of COVID-19 on visa services. Overview of…