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White House Acts to Expand and Strengthen Pathways for Internationals in STEM Fields
Expedited Processing of EAD Renewals Available to Some Healthcare Workers
Spring 2022 International Student Status Maintenance Reminders
International Travel & Self-Quarantine Reminders
UIC Provides International Vaccine Guidance
Winter Break Travel Reminders & COVID-19
Updates to COVID-19 International Travel Restrictions and National Interest Exceptions
U.S. Department of State expands waivers of in-person interview requirement for student and scholar visa applicants through 2021
USCIS to require full COVID-19 vaccination series for certain applicants subject to immigration medical examination
UIC Daily Pass Requirements for In-Person Advising at OIS
USCIS Updates Policy Affecting Change of Status to F-1
Follow-Up on Fall 2021 Campus Vaccine Guidelines
USCIS Policy Updated to Eliminate Immigration Service Barriers
2021 Laurette Kirstein Scholarship Winners
Presidential Proclamation Suspends Travel to the U.S. for Certain Travelers Present in India Effective May 4, 2021
SEVP Extends Temporary COVID-19 Guidance through 2021-22 Academic Year
F-1 Students Seeking Optional Practical Training Can Now File Form I-765 Online
DOL Proposes Delay of Implementation of Final Rule that will Increase Wages under H-1B and PERM Categories
USCIS Immediately Stops Applying Public Charge Rule
USCIS Expands Premium Processing Service to E-3 Petitioners
International Student, Scholar, and Employee Tax Obligations and Support - Filing Deadline Now May 17
COVID-19 Documentation Required for Travel to U.S. Starting Jan. 26
Presidential Proclamation Further Suspends Foreign Worker Entry to U.S.
Regarding Potential COVID-19 Stimulus Payments
OIS to Launch New myOIS Client Portal
Court Orders Halt to DHS and DOL Interim Final Rules Impacting H-1B and PERM Matters
Premium Processing Fee Increase Effective Oct. 19
DHS & DOL Changes to the H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Program
Oct. 2 USCIS Fee Increases on Hold
DHS Rescinds July 6 Guidelines on Fall 2020 F-1 Student Enrollment & Status Maintenance
Electronic I-20 Issuance
Certain Immigration Applications and Petitions Immediately Subject to Public Charge Final Rule
Potential Site Visits by DHS of Employers that Train STEM OPT Students
Executive and Court Orders on Travel and Immigration: Information and Resources - Updated 2/6/2020
UIC Addresses Coronavirus
Illinois Law on Marijuana Use and Impact on the UIC International Community
USCIS Updates Policy Pursuant to Two Recent Attorney General Decisions
Court Allows WashTech Challenge to Proceed for All OPT
SEVP Clarifies Policy Regarding Distribution of Form I-20
DHS Increases I-901 SEVIS Fee Effective June 24, 2019
Proposed DHS Rule Rescinding H-4 Employment Authorization Expected Soon
Significant Changes to Form I-539 to be Implemented Beginning March 11, 2019
Introduction of Proposed Rule of Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds
USCIS Tightens Language on Employer-Employee Relationships and Third-Party Placement for STEM OPT Students
Immigration Scams Warning