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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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November 9, 2017
As an F or M international student in the United States, your sole purpose for being in the country is to complete a program of study at a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school. You must also follow specific rules and regulations to maintain your F or M student status while...
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November 8, 2017
In certain situations, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary may decide to provide special benefits to eligible nationals from specific countries, including F-1 international students.Two of these benefits include an emergent circumstances determination and temporary protected...
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November 6, 2017
Study in the States has added and updated several SEVIS Help Hub pages that share information about entering and updating information in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) about F-2 and M-2 dependents.An F-2 or M-2 dependent is a spouse or child that accompanies an F-1 or M...
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November 3, 2017
Community Voices is a Study in the States guest blog series where we invite members of the international student community to share their insights with our audience. If you have an interest in contributing to our blog, send us an email at Wynn Werner is the principal...