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August 16, 2018
Since the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) launched the SEVP Portal on March 23, SEVP has collected the most common questions about the...
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Important Message Regarding Hurricane Harvey
September 1, 2017
Following the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the affected jurisdictions in Texas and Louisiana, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) is requesting certain information in order provide assistance with maintaining contact with your students.SEVP requests that all schools in the impacted...
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August 24, 2017
In the United States, only schools with Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certification are authorized to enroll F-1 and M-1 international students. Petitioning for SEVP certification is a major decision, and schools must complete the Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for...
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August 17, 2017
On Aug. 30, 2017, from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will host the Summer 2017 SEVP InFocus Webinar.This webinar series, designed for school officials and the greater academic community, is held by SEVP on a seasonal basis to provide important and timely program...
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August 4, 2017
During the SEVP Ask the Experts Webinar on July 27, 2017, Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) officials discussed the process for Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” updates.As a part of the webinar, SEVP officials highlighted important...

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