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September 20, 2018
Following the impact of Hurricane Florence on the affected jurisdictions in North Carolina and South Carolina, the Student and Exchange Visitor ...
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September 21, 2015
If you are an F-1 or M-1 international student and you arrived to the United States without a required document, or with unsigned or incomplete documents, you may have received a Form I-515A, “Notice to Student or Exchange Visitor.” When a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer gives you this...
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August 20, 2015
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) recently redesigned the Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status.” By July 1, 2016, all F and M students and their dependents are required to have the redesigned Form I-20. As an F or M student, you may wonder how this...
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July 13, 2015
If you are a student athlete, you may be starting to train for the upcoming season. As an international student involved in sports, it is important to know how to maintain your student status.  The most important thing to remember as an international student athlete is that your primary purpose for...
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July 1, 2015
F and M international students who arrive in the United States must present required documents before being admitted into the country. These include a signed Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status,” a valid passport, proof of financial support and payment of the I-...