Regulatory Information

Exchange Visitors and Exchange Visitor Programs

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Fees, Forms, Filing Procedures

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Institutional Obligations and Compliance

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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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EVP Sponsor Call QA - March 27, 2020

On March 27, 2020, the Department of State hosted a teleconference for J-1 exchange program sponsors. Reproduced below for convenience are the questions and answers arising out of that call, which are now posted on the Exchange Vistior Program's COVID-19 page. DOS divided the Q and A into five
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Department of State COVID-19 Global Health Advisory

On March 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) raised its Global Health Advisory from Level 3 (reconsider travel) to Level 4 (do not travel), responding to the global threat of COVID-19. The March 19, 2020 message, which is directed to U.S. citizens, advises: U.S. citizens should avoid all
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NAFSA Letter to DHS on Regulatory Issues and COVID-19

In a March 16, 2020 letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leadership, NAFSA Executive Director and CEO Esther Brimmer requested DHS exercise its discretion to allow for flexibility in adjudication of benefit requests and status determinations for international students and scholars who are
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SEVP COVID-19 Guidance Sources

ICE’s master page of COVID-19 guidance contains links to Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) COVID-19 guidance under “Nonimmigrant Students and SEVP-Certified Schools." Go to ICE’s master page of COVID-19 guidance The page links to: SEVP COVID-19 Guidance Documents January 31, 2020
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