Immigration Law

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International Students and Remote Learning in Fall 2020: What You Need To Know (July 26, 2020)
Posted on 27 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Penn State Law, July 26, 2020 "On July 15, 2020, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued an FAQ. The July 15 FAQ comes on the heels of a resolution reached by ICE and Harvard/MIT in connection with a lawsuit filed challenging... Read More

ICE: No New Student Visas for 100% Online Study
Posted on 25 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ICE, July 24, 2020 "Nonimmigrant students and schools certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) should abide by SEVP guidance originally issued in March 2020 . The guidance enables schools and students to engage in distance learning... Read More

Tags: sevis , COVID-19 , sevp , ICE

Updated SEVIS FAQ (July 15, 2020)
Posted on 15 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Frequently Asked Questions for SEVP Stakeholders about COVID-19 Last Updated: July 15, 2020 "This document provides answers to frequently asked questions from Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) stakeholders about the impact of the Coronavirus... Read More

Tags: sevis , students , COVID-19 , sevp , ICE

Harvard vs. DHS
Posted on 8 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE; and MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY; U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT; CHAD F. WOLF, in his official capacity as Acting Secretary of... Read More

Harvard, MIT Push Back Against ICE
Posted on 8 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Dan Levin, NYT, July 8, 2020 "A directive by the Trump administration that would strip international college students of their U.S. visas if their coursework was entirely online prompted widespread confusion... Read More

Mar. 26, 2020 SEVIS Broadcast Message
Posted on 26 Mar 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ICE, Mar. 26, 2020 New Electronic Form I-20 Issuance Guidance on ICE.gov/COVID19 Read More

Tags: sevis , COVID-19 , sevp , ICE

Mar. 24, 2020 SEVIS Broadcast Message
Posted on 26 Mar 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ICE, Mar. 24, 2020 COVID-19 News and Updates: ICE.gov/COVID19 is the Central Location for SEVP Guidance and Stakeholder FAQs Read More

Tags: sevis , COVID-19 , ICE

ICE Adapts to Coronavirus for Foreign Students
Posted on 11 Mar 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On Mar. 9, 2020 ICE/SEVP posted this Broadcast Message : Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Potential Procedural Adaptations for F and M nonimmigrant students. Read More