International Student Services (ISS)

Welcome to International Student Services (ISS). As an institute of higher learning, Prairie View A&M University recognizes and values the contributions made by international faculty, staff and scholars towards its mission.

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Announcements

SEVP Announces New Procedure for Form I-515A Noncompliance – NEW

Effective April 1, 2016, SEVP will send notices to individuals that have not complied with the I-515A procedure. Please refer to this website for additional information about this: https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/2016/03/sevp-announces-new-procedure-for-form-i-515a-noncompliance.

OPT – STEM OPT Regulations – NEW

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 …

NEW! Form I-20 Redesign

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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