Important Announcements

Announcements 2021

August 3  Special Student Relief for F-1 Students 
April 22 Employment Authorization for Eligible Venezuelan F-1 Students
April 12 F-1 Students Seeking Optional Practical Training Can Now File Form I-765 Online
April 8 DOS Announces Blanket National Interest Exceptions for Immigrant Visas
March 18 COVID-19 Restrictions on U.S. Visas and Entry
February 26 Significant USCIS Lockbox Delays in Processing of Receipt Notices

Announcements 2020

September 30

USCIS Response to Preliminary Injunction of Fee Rule

September 24

DHS Proposed Rule to Replace Duration of Status

July 29

USCIS Filing Fee Increase Starting October 2, 2020

July 24

Broadcast Message: Follow-up: ICE continues March Guidance for Fall School Term

July 6

Broadcast Message 2007-01 - COVID-19 and Fall 2020

February 3

The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in China will be closed February 3-7

January 27

Final Rules on Public Charge Determinations

Announcements 2019

June 19

USCIS Updates Fee Payment System Used in Field Offices

May 23

SEVIS F, M, and J Fee Adjustments - Effective as of June 24, 2019

April 2

Update: I-94 Numbers Will Be Alphanumeric Starting May 2019

March 8

New Version of Form I-539 and I-539A

March 5

Protecting Against Immigration Fraud Schemes Targeting Foreign Nationals

January 28

STEM OPT, E-Verify, and the Government Shutdown

Announcements 2018

December 4

NAFSA Regulatory Updates - Trending Topics

October 24

USCIS Simplifies Access to Online Data

August 27

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

July 20


July 16

Form I-765 Edition 05/31/2018 Required Starting 09/17/2018

March 23

New portal allows international students to send updates to SEVIS

March 5

Temporary Protected Status Update for TPS Students

January 2

US Resumes Visa Processing in Turkey

January 2

H Non-Immigrant Category Reform

Announcements 2017

August 30

Additional Step for Employment Based Permanent Resident Applicants

August 3

Special Instructions for B-1/B-2 Visitors Who Want to Enroll in School

June 29

United States: Travel Ban Expected to Take Effect on Thursday, June 29

June 13

Ninth Circuit Upholds Injunction Against Entry Ban Alert

Mar 16

Executive Order litigation and the March 16, 2017 effective date

Mar 6

USCIS Cancel H1B Premium Processing

Jan 28

Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Order

 Last Modified 8/13/21