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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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August 18, 2017
As an F or M student in the United States, it is important that you maintain your student status, even during emergency events like hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 until Nov. 30 each year. However, the peak of the season is typically between mid-August and late October,...
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May 10, 2017
Per federal regulations, B-1 and B-2 nonimmigrants (i.e., visitors who are in the United States for business and pleasure purposes) are prohibited from enrolling in a course of study at a U.S. Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school.If you are a B-1 or B-2 nonimmigrant and wish...
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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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