Government Voices Webinar: What to Expect at a U.S. Port of Entry

May 16, 2018
2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

Join the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for the Government Voices Webinar: What to Expect at a U.S. Port of Entry. During this webinar, CBP officers and SEVP subject matter experts will discuss in-depth the U.S. port of entry processes nonimmigrant students encounter throughout the student life cycle. Presenters will talk about primary vs. secondary inspection, documentation, how entry processes may differ at land, air and sea ports of entry, and other topics related to student entry to the United States.

This webinar is designed for designated school officials, nonimmigrant students and those with an interest in U.S. ports of entry process. 

Meeting Materials

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The Government Voices Webinar Series provides a forum for government partners to discuss areas of shared responsibility. Government Voices Webinars bring together different agencies from across the U.S. government to address specific topics about their role in the international student life cycle, and how federal agencies work together to resolve issues, streamline processes and better serve stakeholders.