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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 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 30, 2019
To study in the United States, you must be accepted to a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school, pay the required fees and have a valid visa issued by the U.S. Department of State (State Department). To obtain a visa, you must apply online and then schedule an appointment for...
International student travels for spring break
March 14, 2019
Before you travel for spring break, make sure that you are aware of the requirements and restrictions of traveling as a student or exchange visitor. Follow these tips to make sure that your travel process is smooth and enjoyable: Carry the appropriate documents Be sure to keep the following...

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