Immigration Law

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ICE Continues March 2020 Guidance for the 2021-22 Academic Year
Posted on 26 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ICE, Apr. 26, 2021 "The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will extend the guidance originally issued in March 2020 for the 2021-22 academic year. This guidance enables schools and students to engage in distance learning in excess of regulatory... Read More

Tags: f-1 , sevis , sevp , ICE

American Council on Education: ICE Student Rule "Horrifying"
Posted on 7 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ted Mitchell, ACE, July 6, 2020 "On its face, the guidance released today by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is horrifying. While we would welcome more clarity about international students studying in the United States, this guidance... Read More

Tags: f-1 , sevis , sevp , ICE

ICE: All-Online Coursework Could Trigger Deportation for Foreign Students
Posted on 6 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ICE, July 6, 2020 "SEVP modifies temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking online courses during fall 2020 semester WASHINGTON – The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced modifications Monday to... Read More

Tags: f-1 , sevis , sevp , ICE

SEVP Broadcast Message: F-1 Student Cap Gap Extension and the Revised H-1B Registration Process (June 8, 2020)
Posted on 10 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ICE, June 8, 2020 "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently implemented a new registration process for employers seeking to file an H-1B cap-subject petition for a beneficiary, including those currently in F-1 status. The H-1B... Read More

Tags: f-1 , sevis , H-1B , sevp , ICE , cap gap

ICE to Hike Fees for Foreign Students, Exchange Visitors, Schools
Posted on 22 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ICE, May 22, 2019 "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has finalized changes to fees charged by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to international students, exchange visitors and SEVP-certified schools. The new fees will take... Read More