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Connect With Mentors Before Fall at U.S. Universities

When Cheng-An "Andy" Chang wanted to arrive on campus a little before his fall 2014 semester began at Hofstra University in New York, the Taiwanese student says he reached out over the summer to his peer mentor for advice on good hotels.

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Trump administration finalizes policy to crack down on foreign students who overstay US visas

The Trump administration has finalized a new policy that attempts to crack down on foreign students who overstay their study visas in the U.S.

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Expedited Removal Deportation at the Airport Summary Proceedings

Expedited Removal  Deportation at the Airport Summary Proceedings

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Under Trump, the rare act of denaturalizing U.S. citizens on the rise

Working a Saturday shift in the stuffy Immigration and Naturalization Service office in downtown Los Angeles in the 1970s, Carl Shusterman came across a rap sheet.

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New USCIS ‘Deportation’ Policy May Impact Legal Foreign Workers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published new guidance dated June 28, 2018 regarding when officers should issue a “Notice to Appear” (NTA). An NTA is essentially a notification to a foreign national in the United States (U.S.) that the government has determined that he or she is “removable” from the U.S. (deportable).

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Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants


Effective August 9, 2018, USCIS made fundamental changes to its policy on how an immigration status violation might lead to a finding that an F, M, or J nonimmigrant should be subject to the 3- or 10-year reentry bar provisions of INA 212(a)(9)(B). 

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Final guidance on unlawful presence for F-1 students takes effect with only one minor change

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised final policy memorandum (PDF, 129 KB) related to unlawful presence after considering feedback 
received during a 30-day public comment period that ended June 11, 2018.

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Lawsuit Filed To Protect Foreign Students From ICE And USCIS

A new lawsuit has been filed that seeks to prevent U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from enforcing changes made to its website that could result in international students facing deportation and a 10-year bar from the United States.

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Day 1 CPT RFEs and Multiple Same Level Education CPT RFEs

Day 1 CPT RFEs and Multiple Same Level Education CPT RFEs

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Possibility of EB1A approvals based on high salary

Possibility of EB1A approvals based on high salary

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