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USCIS Policy Memo: Submission of Form 1-20 or DS-2019 in support of the Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

"This Policy Memorandum (PM) establishes U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) policy on the adjudication of the Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status (Form 1-539)." - USCIS, June 1, 2012 .

CBP Discontinues Stamping Form I-20 At Ports of Entry: NAFSA

"On August 15, 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unofficially confirmed for NAFSA that: "CBP is no longer stamping I-20s at POEs. Recognizing that some staff at certain benefit granting agencies (for example, motor vehicle agencies) look for a stamp on these documents before...

CBP Memo on I-20 Admission Stamps

Placing an Admission Stamp on Forms I-20 A-B and 1-20 M-N - CBP, Aug. 10, 2012 .

CBP Stamps on I-20 Form Discontinued

"As of Aug. 10, 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) no longer provides admission stamps on Forms I-20/DS-2019 for prospective and returning international students and scholars (traveling with F, M, and J visas) seeking admission to the United States. This change makes CBP processes consistent...

DOS Cable: 9 FAM Update – New I-20 and DS-2019 Forms

UNCLASSIFIED 15 STATE 98754 AUG 20 2015 SUBJECT: 9 FAM Update – New I-20 and DS-2019 Forms

SEVP Policy Guidance S13.1: Conditional Admission

ICE, July 13, 2016 - "This guidance interprets the Form I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Status,” issuance regulation for prospective F-1 and M-1 students (8 CFR 214.3(k)) to guide SEVP adjudicators."