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December 13, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) annual verification runs from Dec. 3, 2019, to March 2, 2020. During this 90-day period,...
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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) and the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), encourage international students and schools to take this time to plan and prepare for emergency...
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September 12, 2019
As an F or M student studying in the United States, you may be able to travel during your time of study. If you travel internationally for annual vacation or during a school break, make sure you take the appropriate steps before you travel to ensure a smooth reentry into the United States. Before...
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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 Information System (SEVIS) Fee on your current Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status,” and; Valid status in SEVIS....
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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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