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July 18, 2019
Upon completion of your program of study at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school and any authorized period of practical training, you have a grace period during which you can stay in the United States. The length of your grace period depends on your visa type.F-1 visa…
July 9, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and the Department of State are working to create one person, one record in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), beginning with school and sponsor officials. The first phase of the process will take place July 8 through…
July 3, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) is aware of recent delays in processing optional practical training (OPT) authorization requests. While SEVP understands that SEVP-certified schools want to determine solutions to assist international students, please keep in mind that curricular…
June 24, 2019
The new SEVP Fees went into effect June 24, 2019. The fee changes affect both schools and students, so make sure that you are staying up to date and that you are aware of all changes.Fee IncreasesThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has implemented an increase in the following fees:The I-…