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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...
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December 6, 2017
English language training programs enroll F-1 international students who want to pursue a full course of study to learn English while in the United States. Different rules apply to English language training programs because they are unique from most of the other programs of study in which F-1...
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December 4, 2017
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) verification period runs from Dec. 2, 2017 to March 2, 2018.During this time, every principal designated school officials (PDSO) must verify that all system users associated with their school:Are employed by the school as a PDSO or...
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December 1, 2017
Please note, the SEVIS Upload Evidence Webinar is postponed due to technical difficulties and has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will host a webinar to introduce an upcoming enhancement that allows school officials to submit evidence...
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November 30, 2017
As a reminder, beginning Dec. 4, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will only accept the revised version of the Form I-765, “Application for Employment Authorization.” All applicants, including eligible F or M international students, must submit the new form.USCIS updated the...