september 2016

  • Thu, Sep 15, 2016
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Increase in U.S. designated school officials promises much more schooling opportunities for international immigrants’ dependants


The Department of Homeland Security is now focusing exclusively on making radical changes to the Student Exchange Visitor Program so that the dependants of international immigrants gain more access to education in the United States.

The Department deploys a designated school official in every institution who acts as the bridge between the particular institution and the SEVP. ... Read More

  • Thu, Sep 15, 2016
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Stats concerning F1 USA Visa for the year 2015


Economic Times has released a report recently highlighting the number of Indian students applying for F1 USA Visa. The stats are staggering to learn as Indian students who’re in the US previous year have yielded a whooping amount of $3.3 billion approximately to the U.S. economy. Being half into the year, the U.S. consulates have already recorded more than 90,000 ... Read More
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On campus and off campus part time employment for F1 US Visa holders


Students who are in their first year of education in the U.S. on the F1 Visa are not supposed to seek off-campus employment to support their living expenses in the country. For this, the applicants need to approach the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) which may grant the permission to work off-campus in very few circumstances.

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Optional Practical Training a pathway to work while being on F1 Student Visa in USA


Optional Practical Training, fondly known as OPT by foreign students studying in US based institutions is the permit issued by the USCIS and representing institutions to the enrolled student to work off campus. This permit will hold intact even after students complete their course.

The minimum period a student is expected to be on the course’s ... Read More