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04/27/2014
Washington, DC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
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Before deploying to their respective territories, field representatives completed an eight-week training course in Washington, D.C., where they learned about federal laws and regulations and the school certification process.
04/21/2014
Washington, DC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program

The updates make it easier to search for nonimmigrant students by SEVIS ID numbers and work with lists of nonimmigrant students within SEVIS. For the first time since SEVIS was launched in 2003, SEVIS users will be able to open a nonimmigrant record from any list in SEVIS, take action on that record and return directly to the same list.

04/16/2014
Washington, DC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
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The popularity of massive open online courses (MOOCs) is on the rise for students around the world. These classes are taught exclusively online and are often free of cost. They have very high enrollments - sometimes hundreds or thousands of students.
03/02/2014
Washington, DC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced it will extend the suspension of certain requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant Haitian students who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti.
11/19/2013
Washington, DC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is proposing changes to the requirements governing its Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) that are intended to improve management of international student programs and increase opportunities for study by spouses and children of nonimmigrant students.
06/04/2012
Newark, NJ
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
Eight of nine people were arrested Tuesday for their alleged participation in a widespread foreign student visa fraud, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Dhirenkumar Parikh and his co-conspirators defrauded the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) by providing foreign nationals, for a fee...
06/04/2012
Dallas, TX
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
Forty immigration status violators, visa overstays and foreign students were arrested for violating the conditions of their nonimmigrant visas during a 12-day operation ending Friday by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
04/02/2012
Washington, DC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced special relief for certain F-1 Syrian students who have suffered severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March 2011.
08/30/2011
Dallas, TX
Student and Exchange Visitor Program

Twenty-seven immigration status violators, visa overstays, and foreign students were arrested last week by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) for violating the conditions of their visas.

07/19/2011
Charlotte, NC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
Thomas C. Briggs, a former employee of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC), pled guilty to concealing and shielding foreign college students who were in violation of the terms of their student visas, following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
06/08/2011
Washington, DC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced special relief for certain F-1 Libyan students who have suffered severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Libya since February 2011.

01/04/2011
Washington, DC
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
ICE's National Security Investigations Division (NSID)-part of ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-leads efforts to identify, disrupt and dismantle transnational criminal enterprises and terrorist organizations that threaten the security of the United States.

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