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January 15, 2020
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) released policy guidance titled, “Form I-20 Issuance and School Use of Recruiters,” in June 2019,...
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Student takes TOEFL exam
April 2, 2019
In order to receive a Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status,” Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools may require prospective international students to pass an English language test or prove their ability to speak, read and write in English....
International student reads internet safety tips
October 11, 2018
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). This year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) theme is “Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility and we all must work together to improve our Nation’s cybersecurity.”Follow these tips from the NCSAM toolkit to be safe online...
Student reports a scam to DSO
August 30, 2018
While you are studying in the United States, take steps to protect yourself from scams that target international students. Scammers often try to impersonate government officials to intimidate you into giving them your personal information or money. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which...
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October 31, 2017
Whether you are a current F or M international student or you are still deciding if you want to study in the United States, it is important to consider campus safety.Keep these campus safety questions in mind as you go through the international student life cycle.Prospective International...