international-students

USCIS & Know the Law to Study in US + Resources

Federal Government Sources for Immigrants and Nonimmigrant Aliens

DHS – USCIS - ICE – SEVP – SEVIS

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS):

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

   www.uscis.gov/
   www.uscis.gov/i-765
   www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/students-and-exchange-visitors/students-and-employment/special-instructions-b-1b-2-visitors-who-want-enroll-school

U.S. Immigrant and Customs Enforces (ICE)

Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)
Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS)
   www.ice.gov/sevis
   www.ice.gov/sevis/practical-training

Study in State:

    studyinthestates.dhs.gov/
    studyinthestates.dhs.gov/what-is-a-form-i-515a
    studyinthestates.dhs.gov/2016/03/sevp-announces-new-procedure-for-form-i-515a-noncompliance

 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection / Department of Homeland Security Consent / Get I-94 Information


Transferring:

     studyinthestates.dhs.gov/instructions-for-transferring-to-another-school-as-an-f-1-student
     studyinthestates.dhs.gov/transferring-to-another-school
     ice.gov/sevis/f1-transfers

OPT – STEM OPT Extension


Immigration Status:

     studyinthestates.dhs.gov/maintaining-your-status
     studyinthestates.dhs.gov/full-course-of-study
     studyinthestates.dhs.gov/h-1b-status

National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services – NACES

Evaluation of Foreign Studies