"This notice informs the public of the extension of an earlier notice, which suspended certain requirements for F–1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March 2011. This notice extends the effective date of that notice. DATES: This notice is effective June 17, 2013 and will remain in effect through March 31, 2015." - Federal Register/ Vol. 78, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2013.