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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...
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June 12, 2018
Kelly Pilleux-Petronia, the guest author of today’s blog post, is the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) field representative for Territory 30, serving the Chicago, Illinois, region. She served as a designated school official (DSO) for over 10 years before joining SEVP’s Field...
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March 30, 2018
F and M students must abide by both federal regulations and U.S. laws while in the United States to maintain their status. However, if one of your international students finds themselves in trouble with the law, there are steps you should take as a designated school official. First, notify your...
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January 30, 2018
Did you know that many Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) field representatives were formerly designated school officials (DSOs)? This background provides SEVP field representatives with a unique understanding of DSOs’ needs and the challenges that DSOs face.SEVP field representatives...
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November 29, 2017
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will host the Winter 2017 SEVP InFocus Webinar on Dec. 14, 2017, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST.During the webinar, representatives from SEVP will discuss the latest program news and updates for designated school officials, including:Recent changes to the...

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