On March 11, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security has issued the final rules for “Improving and Expanding Training Opportunities for F-1 Nonimmigrant Students with STEM Degrees and Cap-Gap Relief for All Eligible F-1 Students; Final Rule.” The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has unveiled the STEM OPT Hub, https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/stem-opt-hub. The current OPT – Optional …

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NEW! Form I-20 Redesign

November 17, 2015

Homeland Security has redesigned the Form I-20 – Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status.  Please note the following: As of June 29, 2015 – All I-20s will be issued  on the new format. By July 1, 2016  – All F-1 students must be issued the new I-20. As of June 29, 2015 – Students …

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