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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 2, 2016
F-1 students, remember to verify that the “Admit Until” date on your Form I-94, “Arrival/Departure Record,” and admissions stamp on your passport lists “D/S” (i.e., Duration of Status) and not a specific date.If your Form I-94 does not list Duration of Status or D/S, contact your designated school...
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October 7, 2015
As an international student studying in the United States, it is important that you remain in contact with your designated school official (DSO) while you complete your U.S. program of study.As you work to complete your program at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school,...
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September 24, 2015
The annual cap gap extension ends Wednesday, Sept. 30.The cap gap extension automatically extends F-1 status and, if applicable, post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) employment authorization for eligible F-1 students who have pending or approved H-1 B temporary employment status...
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September 2, 2015
Community Voices is a Study in the States guest blog series where we invite members of the international student community to share their insights with our audience. If you have interest in contributing to our blog, send us an email at SEVPCommunications@ice.dhs.gov.  For the first post in our new...

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