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Monday Deadline for Comments on Proposed Student Visa Restrictions

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is asking for written comments and related materials regarding the proposed rule to eliminate duration of status (D/S) for F students and their dependents, J exchange visitors and their dependents, and I media representatives be submitted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal on or before October 26. EnglishUSA, TESOL International Association, and University and...

Reprieve for International Students

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The federal government has rescinded its new policy that would have forced international students to leave the U.S. amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to U.S. District Judge Allison Burroughs who was hearing the case in Boston, Massachusetts. Universities, including Harvard and MIT in Massachusetts and the University of California system, were suing the federal government over the Immigration and Customs...

Online-Only International Students Must Leave US

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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced modifications today to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) stating that “nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in the U.S. The U.S. Department of State will not issue visas to students enrolled in schools and/or programs...

Paul Simon Study Abroad Act Reintroduced to Senate

Senators recognize that study abroad prepares U.S. students to compete globally U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) today introduced the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act, which creates a competitive grant program for institutions of higher education to expand study abroad opportunities for American college students.  Study abroad is an important component of a well-rounded...
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