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Leaving the U.S. during a Holiday or Vacation break?

  • Current F-1 students must have a signature on the second page of their I-20s less than a year old when they reenter the U.S.
  • Current J-1 students and scholars must have a signature in Section 7 of their DS2019s less than a year old when they reenter the U.S.
  • Contact your Duke Visa Advisor if you need assistance.
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News & Announcements

DHS Arrests International Students, Threatens College Leaders for ‘Willful Ignorance’ of Student-Visa Program

October 21, 2020

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today announced the arrest of 15 international students as part of an investigation into fraud in optional practical training, or OPT, the work program for international graduates. Another 1,100 will lose their work authorizations.

New Rules for H-1B Visas: What You Need to Know

October 8, 2020

The Trump administration is tightening access to visas that many high-tech firms rely on; changes will likely face legal challenges.

Below we are providing the full content from the Wall Street Journal article.

New Rules for H-1B Visas: What You Need to Know

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration introduced long-anticipated changes to the H-1B visa program for high-skilled foreign workers on Tuesday, aimed at tightening eligibility for a program highly valued by U.S. high-tech firms and other employers.

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