Tag: F1

The Department of State has released the September 2021 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for September […]

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The Department of State has released the August 2021 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

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Article is available here. The Concerning Prospect of USCIS/ICE Coordination on OPT Law Enforcement by Xiaojie (Marta) Meng, Alex Kim U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a statement on August 18, 2020 reminding foreign students and their DSOs that they must timely update students’ OPT employer information in SEVIS or risk violating their F-1 nonimmigrant […]

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The Department of State has released the August 2019 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within […]

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近日美国留学生圈的大新闻之一,是4月2日NBC爆出一家提供OPT挂靠的公司Findream老板被刑事起诉。据起诉书中的内容披露,有1900名左右的中国学生在这家公司进行过OPT“挂靠”,也就是通过付钱获得该公司的工作证明。 由于涉案范围极广,新闻爆出后,不少在这家或者别家进行过类似挂靠行为的学生,纷[…]

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2018年5月10日,移民局曾公布了一份关于在美F/J/M学生如何计算非法滞留时间的的草案,预计在2018年8月9日生效,邀请公众评议,截止时间是2018年6月11日。 很多F1学生感觉非法滞留这件事情离自己很远,并且很多新闻中把这份新政称为“逾期滞留”,让很多F1学生感觉自己只要项目结束按时办身份[…]

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By Xiaojie (Marta) Meng, Deok (Doug) Song On May 10, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) proposed a policy memo regarding the accrual of unlawful presence for F (student), J (exchange visitor), and M (vocational student) nonimmigrants. USCIS seeks public comment regarding the proposed changes until June 11, 2018. The proposed changes unfairly applies […]

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