ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

2020 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

International Education Week Virtual Reception this Thursday, November 19th from 4-5:30 pm.

Link: https://tinyurl.com/IEW2020Reception

Password: IEW2020

 

PREMIUM PROCESSING SERVICE FEE

Premium Processing Service Fee has increased from $1,440 to $2,500 beginning Monday, October 19, 2020. This applies to petitions filed on Forms I-140 and I-129.The increase will only apply to cases currently eligible for premium processing, including H and L petitions and certain EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 petitions.

 

BridgeUSA

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is pleased to announce BridgeUSA as the new brand identity for the Exchange Visitor Program (EVP). For more information, please visit https://www.state.gov/introducing-bridgeusa-a-new-brand-identity-for-the-exchange-visitor-program/.

 

PROPOSED RULE TO ELIMINATE DURATION OF STATUS ON I-94

 On September 25, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a proposed rule to eliminate duration of status (D/S) for F students and their dependents, J exchange visitors and their dependents. To learn more, please visit https://www.nafsa.org/topic-groups/regulatory-information.

 



 Last Modified 11/17/20