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March 14, 2019
Before you travel for spring break, make sure that you are aware of the requirements and restrictions of traveling as a student or exchange visitor....
International student travels for spring break
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Student leaves school for annual vacation
May 17, 2018
As the end of the school year approaches, keep in mind that you must report any changes to your Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status,” or your travel plans to your designated school official (DSO) in order to maintain your F-1 student status. You are also required...
Government Voices Webinar Series
May 15, 2018
On May 16, 2018, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EDT, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will present the Government Voices Webinar: What to Expect at a U.S. Port of Entry.During the webinar, SEVP subject matter experts and CBP officers will discuss the...
DSO uses Mapping SEVIS by the Numbers
May 9, 2018
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) latest SEVIS by the Numbers report is now available on You can also explore the report’s data with Mapping SEVIS by the Numbers on Study in the States. Mapping SEVIS by the Numbers is an interactive tool that illustrates trends and...
International Student from South America
May 3, 2018
The number of international students in the United States from South American countries increased by 4.3 percent from March 2017 to March 2018, according to the latest SEVIS by the Numbers report. South America increased its number of students in the United States by the largest margin. However,...