The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to urge all U.S. residents to avoid nonessential travel to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola there. In the recommendations to colleges and universities, the CDC advises that all education-related travel to these countries be...
F-1 students who wish to travel and re-enter the U.S. during an OPT Cap-Gap Employment period should be aware of the following:
1. To re-enter the U.S. in F-1 status during OPT Cap-Gap extension, you must have a valid OPT EAD card, along with a valid passport, F-1 visa, signed I-20 and employment letter.
Due to the current security situation in Tel Aviv, Israel, the U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv remains open but is operating at reduced staffing until further notice, and has canceled routine visa application processing and American Citizen services.
F-1 students who wish to travel and reenter the US while their OPT application is pending should exercise caution when traveling abroad during the 60-day grace period. The F-1 regulations do not directly address this issue and, although some students with OPT pending during the 60-day grace period have had success entering...
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2014 International Orientation Leaders:
*Joelle Deleveaux ’16 - The Bahamas
*Jia Lin Jacqueline Li ’16 - China/Germany
*Yuem Park ’15 - Australia
*Konstantinos Koutras ’16 - Greece
*Eunice Lee ’16 - Canada/South Korea
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7 that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2015. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the advanced degree exemption.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has launched an E-Verify Employers Search Tool that allows one to find employers...