2020 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK
International Education Week Virtual Reception this Thursday, November 19th from 4-5:30 pm.
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.
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.