All international students and scholars who were in the U.S. in any visa type other than B (visitor) visa for any period of time during the calendar year 2018 must file 2018 income tax documents with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). There is at least one form that you must file regardless of whether or not you earned income in 2018. The...
Do you have plans to travel to another country? You must plan ahead and find out if you need an entry visa. Failure to have the appropriate entry visa for entry or for transit to another country will result in denial of entry into that country!
It appears that there may be a resurgence of phone scams targeting international students or scholars in the U.S. The Scammers and the caller ID may identify themselves as U.S. Immigration or FBI employees or IRS agents. They may even alter their caller ID to appear to be coming from a legitimate government number.