On November 15, 2010, NAFSA submitted comments on SEVP's September 17, 2010 Policy Guidance 1004-06, in which SEVP provided guidance on Special Student Relief benefits for qualified Haitian students pursuant to 75 FR 56120 (September 15, 2010).

NAFSA's comments centered on:

  • The impact of TPS on F-1 status
  • SEVIS procedures for on-campus and off-campus employment
  • USCIS EAD procedures
  • Benefit eligibility dates
  • The possibility of a blanket fee waiver