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October 15, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Portal recently upgraded to Release 1.10, which changes how long students can access the SEVP Portal...
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April 26, 2017
As an F-1 international student, you must follow the rules and maintain your student status during your annual vacation or while on a school break. Whether you are taking your annual vacation or it is a school break, if you would like to travel outside the United States, your first step should...
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April 20, 2017
The U.S. government uses the term nonimmigrant to refer to foreign nationals who are admitted to the United States temporarily for a specific purpose. By contrast, the term immigrant refers to foreign nationals who wish to come to the United States permanently.F-1 and M-1 students are considered...
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April 18, 2017
The Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student,” you receive from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program-certified school you wish to attend has a designated signature block where you must signin order to validate the Form I-20, you must sign the form.Signing the Form I-20...
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April 12, 2017
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certifies U.S. schools and programs to admit international students to ensure the schools are legitimate. To find out if a school or program you are interested in attending is SEVP-certified, please refer to the School Search tool on Study in the...