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Immigration 101 Lecture: What Happens After I Graduate?

Immigration attorney Aaron Blumberg will be visiting F.I.T. for a free lecture titled “Immigration 101: What Happens after I Graduate?” This presentation will outline all available options for international students to work in the United St...

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FAQ on the Cap-Gap for F-1 Students Finishing OPT

Q&A regarding F-1 students on OPT and H-1B Cap-Gap Eligibility

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Beware of Immigration Scams

Information from USCIS on avoiding immigration sca...

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ISSS Newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of the ISSS Newsletter!  We've created this newsletter as a way for ISSS to keep in touch with you about our events, workshops, immigration regulations, and more!  ...

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Off-Campus Employment Workshops

If you plan to apply for OPT or CPT, you are required to attend an off campus employment workshop prior to applying. Due to limited space, you must sign up for a workshop prior to attending. Please use the registration link on the follow...

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CAPS International Student Group

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GROUP Join FIT's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) to discuss adjustment to a new culture, homesickness, life in the U.S., and other social/cultural challenges of being an international student! When: ...

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J-1 Exchange Visitor Regulation Changes

The U.S. Department of State recently published significant changes to the J Exchange Visitor regulations with the intention of better protecting program participants. These changes go into effect as of January 5, 2015. Of particular ...

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Federal court ruling deems STEM OPT and "cap-gap" rule deficient

Federal court ruling deems STEM OPT and "cap-gap" rule deficient This past week, a federal judge ruled that the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") used improper procedures when it implemented its 2008 regulations that creat...

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Study in the States

As an international student studying in the United States,  this important resource published by the Department of Homeland Security contains videos and blogs, an interactive glossary of terms that you should familiarize yourself with, an “A...

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Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record

Foreign visitors to the U.S. arriving via air or sea no longer need to complete paper Customs and Border Protection Form I-94 or I-94W. Those who need to prove their legal-visitor status—to employers, schools/universities or government agencies&m...

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