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Exchange Visitors and Exchange Visitor Programs

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Fees, Forms, Filing Procedures

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International Faculty, Staff, Researchers

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International Students and Schools

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U.S. Immigration Systems, Data, Status, and Concepts

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Visas, Travel, Entry

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The Congressional Review Act

Under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), Congress can review and overturn certain regulations promulgated by an executive agency, such as the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, the Department of State, etc. Congress can use the CRA only to invalidate an agency final rule in
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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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UTC Time and Online USCIS Filings

Important note on UTC Time and Online Filing: Online USCIS filings are governed by Coordinated Universal Time, abreviated as UTC. USCIS confirmed this in the Follow Up Q&A From the May 5, 2021 CIS Ombudsman's Webinar with USCIS on Online Filing of Form I-765 for OPT: "Q9. How are date and time
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BridgeUSA Sends ROs and AROs Academic Training Reminders

AG Alert: J-1 Exchange Visitor Program | College and University Student Academic Training Reminders (November 15, 2022) In a November 15, 2022 email to J-1 exchange visitor program Responsible Officers (ROs) and Alternate Responsible Officers (AROs), the Department of State's BridgeUSA office
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Status of Key USCIS Forms

This page links you to NAFSA pages that track the status of key U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) used in common filings relevant to international students and scholars. Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization Form I-539
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ICE CTCEU Changes Name to CTLD

The October 27, 2022 Study in the States page DSOs: Read these FAQs About Campus Sentinel, describing Project Campus Sentinel, also noted that the name of the ICE Counterterrorism and Criminal Exploitation Unit (CTCEU) has been changed to the Counter Threat Lead Development Unit (CTLD): "Project
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