USCIS, Aug. 18, 2020
USCIS Reminds F-1 Aliens in Post-Completion OPT and Their DSOs to Enter Employer Information in SEVIS
"As exceeding unemployment limits can result in a loss of status, we are reminding F-1 aliens participating in post-completion...
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...
ICE, July 24, 2020
"This document provides answers clarifying questions for the fall 2020 term based on the Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s (SEVP) March 9, 2020, Spring Guidance Broadcast. Stakeholders should refer to ICE.gov/Coronavirus...
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...
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...
Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, July 9, 2020
" Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued in federal court Wednesday to try to block a new Trump administration policy that would prohibit international students in...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
SEVP, June 4, 2020
" ... SEVP has not issued guidance to international students and schools for the fall semester. We understand international students and schools have questions, and SEVP is actively working to issue guidance. In the meantime...
ICE, May 14, 2020
"Frequently Asked Questions for SEVP Stakeholders about COVID-19
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions from Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) stakeholders about the impact of the Coronavirus...
ICE, Mar. 26, 2020
New Electronic Form I-20 Issuance Guidance on ICE.gov/COVID19
ICE, Mar. 24, 2020
COVID-19 News and Updates: ICE.gov/COVID19 is the Central Location for SEVP Guidance and Stakeholder FAQs