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August 16, 2018
Since the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) launched the SEVP Portal on March 23, SEVP has collected the most common questions about the...
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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...
Learn about attending high school in the United States.
August 4, 2014
Are you considering enrolling in a U.S. high school? International students who attend high school in the United States may benefit from improved English and social skills, better navigation of the U.S. college system, and college readiness.Keep in mind that F-1 students can only maintain status by...