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June 25, 2020
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has upgraded the Study in the States website. This upgrade reorganizes existing content and adds new features to the site. Below are some of the key changes that have been made to the site. Explore these new features: Navigation The website now has side…
June 12, 2020
Due to COVID-19, designated school officials (DSO) and principal designated school officials can submit electronic signatures for school petitions that require a signed Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student.” This includes DSO updates. How to…
May 29, 2020
As the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) continues to receive stakeholder questions about the impact of COVID-19 on SEVP-certified schools and nonimmigrant students, read new guidance for M-1 students and SEVP-certified schools related to online instruction, suspended term end dates and…
May 21, 2020
As a U.S. government system, the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) must conform to the federal government’s security procedures. Every user who accesses SEVIS must follow these procedures for logging into the database. Follow the below tips to maintain your SEVIS access,…