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June 18, 2018
On June 21, 2018, at 2 p.m. EDT, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) invites designated school officials (DSOs) to tune in to the SEVP...
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June 1, 2017
Launched in October 2016, the Trends and Improvements section on Study in the States is the central repository for tracking and monitoring the government’s progress on feedback received from the academic and international student communities.The section, which is updated regularly, aims to increase...
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May 16, 2017
From May 28 to June 2, NAFSA: Association of International Educators will host the NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference & Expo. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will take part in six sessions:The first session will discuss news related to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information...
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April 27, 2017
When the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) adjudicates a school’s completed, signed Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” the school officially enters a legally binding commitment with the federal government.Submitting and signing the Form I-...
Important Message ACICS-Accredited Schools
April 10, 2017
On April 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) temporarily reinstated its recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as the department conducts a further review of the accrediting body. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will continue...