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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Litigation on SEVP Fall 2020 COVID-19 Guidance

States and Universities have begun filing lawsuits in federal District Court against DHS and ICE over SEVP's Fall 2020 COVID-19 Guidance. The suits ask for declaratory relief and temporary and permanent injunctive relief. Regents of the University of California suit (July 10, 2020), Case # 3:20-cv
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USMCA Chapter 16 Appendix 2 Professionals

On July 1, 2020, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The criteria for TN admission under the USMCA are the same as under NAFTA. Whereas TN admission under NAFTA was governed by the list of Professionals in Appendix 1603.D.1 to
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Proclamation Suspending Entry of Certain H, J, and L Nonimmigrants

On June 22, 2020, the president issued Proclamation 10052 titled Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak, that went into effect at at 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on June 24, 2020. A June 29, 2020 amendment clarifies
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IssueNet Quarterly Summary - June 2020

Summary of top issues reported to NAFSA IssueNet from from February 2020 to May 2020 Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many issues from this IssueNet Quarterly Summary are related to updates from various agencies. Please check NAFSA's COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information. Exchange
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DOL OFLC COVID-19 Guidance

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has provided the following COVID-19 guidance. Updates OFLC to Continue Issuing Electronic PERM Labor Certifications in Response to COVID-19. (June 16, 2020) FAQs Round 1 (March 20, 2020) How will OFLC NPCs communicate
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Status of Form I-765

Eligible applicants use Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, to apply to USCIS for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). Find official information on the current edition of Form I-765 on the USCIS Form I-765 page. This NAFSA page tracks developments to the form. Form I-765
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