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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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Check with your DSO first, to ensure that you are eligible to work in the United States.
August 11, 2014
If you are a current F-1 student, or will be coming to the United States as an F-1 student for the first time this fall, you may have questions about job opportunities. Remember, your primary reason for coming to the United States is to study, and you cannot perform any unauthorized work. Depending...
Know what to expect when you enter the United States at an air, sea or land port of entry.
August 8, 2014
August is here, which means that it is almost time to head back to school. If this is your first time studying in the United States, you may be wondering what to expect upon your arrival. When you enter the country at a U.S. air, sea or land port of entry, your first stop will be primary inspection...
Read the latest SEVIS by the Numbers report
August 7, 2014
The latest SEVIS by the Numbers report from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) gives you an interesting insight on international education data. For instance, did you know that there are 966,333 F and M students studying in the United States and 75 percent of F and M students studying...
Learn what to do if your legal documents are lost, stolen or misplaced.
August 6, 2014
Part of your responsibilities as an F or M student is to safely keep legal documentation issued to you by the U.S. government and your school stating that you are authorized for studying in the United States. If you are traveling for the summer, it is important to take them with you and keep them...