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Tag: f-1

How to Avoid Punishment Under USCIS’s Unlawful Presence Policy

Beginning August 9, 2018, international students and some other nonimmigrants (J, M) will start the countdown towards the 3-year and 10-year bar towards re-admission to the U.S. Prior to August 9, 2018, certain nonimmigrants who were admitted to the United States for a period of “Duration of Status” (D/S) did not have to worry about…
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F-1 student “Cap-gap” only valid through Sep. 30

F-1 student “Cap-gap” only valid through Sep. 30 If you are in F-1 status and have a pending cap-gap H-1B petition, stop working; continuing to work risks your lawful presence in the U.S. Here’s why: The F-1 student “cap-gap” expired on Sep. 30, meaning that if you have a pending H-1B petition as of Oct.…
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NAFSA 2017: Programming for International Students In and After F-1

Presented by Lisa Scott at the 2017 NAFSA  Annual Conference.