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December 11, 2018
Want to hear about the latest news from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)? Don’t miss the Winter 2018 SEVP InFocus Webinar on Wednesday...
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June 16, 2016
One of the most popular training opportunities for F-1 students is post-completion optional practical training (OPT), which grants participants up to12 months of employment authorization for on-the-job training that relates to their degree.The new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (...
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June 15, 2016
If you are an F-1 international student who wants to train, intern or work this summer, your first step is to talk to your designated school official (DSO).It is illegal to work in the United States without authorization, so it is important that you speak with your DSO to make sure you follow the...
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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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March 20, 2015
March is American Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross is one of the United States’ flagship humanitarian organizations. It responds to emergencies and provides disaster relief to communities in need across the country and around the world. However, their services extend much further than this....