International Students and Scholars

Contributing to Comprehensive Internationalization

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Crisis Management

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Office Administration

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Orientation, Retention, and Student Services Programming

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Student and Scholar Advising

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OFLC Stakeholder Engagements

Links to summaries and key takeaways from public stakeholder meetings conducted by the Department of Labor Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC), prepared by the NAFSA ISSRP EB subcommittee.
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ISS RP Resource: J Change of Category During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Until recently, J-1 changes of category were difficult to acquire. While requests to change category from “Research Scholar” to “Alien Physician” have been routinely approved, few other types of changes were successful. But since March 2020, the Department of State Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) has
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Managing Stakeholders and Your Team’s Needs

Amid increasing regulatory responsibilities and declining budgets, effective policy development, communication, onboarding, and cross-training are even more crucial to the success of an international education office. Such activities must also take into account stakeholder needs. During this
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Recent Employment-Based Changes and Proposals

In the final quarter of 2020 we see a number of rule making initiatives by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor (DOL) that impact the H-1B specialty occupation category and to a certain extent the PERM labor certification process: On October 8, 2020, both DHS and DOL
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