Tag Archives: International Students

Immigration Services, US Visa, Immigration, Lawyer, Attorney, Legal Advice

Impact of CBP Annotations and Documentation of Arrivals

Impact of CBP Annotations (or lack thereof) and Documentation of Arrivals On August 12, 2012, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed that it no longer places admission stamps on Form I-20 and Form DS-2019. What training has the NBC received on this issue in particular when looking for documentation that an applicant for Adjustment […]

Foreign Students Add Billions of Dollars to the U.S. Economy Each Year

Most people don’t think of foreign students as an economic resource, yet that is precisely what they are. Each year, students from other countries spend billions of dollars in the U.S. economy, pumping money not only into the colleges and universities they attend, but the surrounding businesses as well. In addition, many international students go […]

US Visa, H1B, H1-B, Work Visa, Work Permit

Distance Learning / Online Course Policy for F-1 International Student

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DISTANCE LEARNING / ON-LINE COURSE POLICY The Department of Homeland Security requires F-1 students to maintain a full course of study and that the course of study must lead to the attainment of a specific educational or professional objective. A full course of study is defined as: 12 credit hours for undergraduate and 8 […]