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March 16, 2018
If you are an F-1 international student on post-completion optional practical training (OPT) or an M-1 international student participating in...
A student takes notes about the requirements for creating an SEVP Portal password
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F-1 optional practical training student desktop computer and desk
February 26, 2018
On March 23, 2018, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will launch the SEVP Portal for F-1 students participating in post-completion optional practical training (OPT) and M-1 students participating in practical training.The portal will allow these F-1 and M-1 students to report personal...
Designated School Official listening to the SEVP Ask the Experts Webinar.
February 22, 2018
Join the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) for the SEVP Ask the Experts Webinar: Get to Know the SEVP Response Center on Feb. 28, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST.The webinar will take an in-depth look at the SEVP Response Center (SRC) and is intended for designated school officials (DSOs) or...
A designated school officials reads about SEVP recertification and SEVIS annual verification on a computer
February 16, 2018
When a school obtains Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certification, it makes a legally binding commitment to comply with applicable federal regulations and reporting obligations. Two of these obligations include applying for SEVP recertification and completing Student and Exchange...
A stakeholder sits at a computer and listens to the Government Voices Webinar recording on headphones
February 13, 2018
A full recording of the first Government Voices Webinar, which aired on Jan. 31, is now available on Study in the States.In the webinar, representatives from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP...