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Special rules for F-1 Students Who Take Practical Training. As a required Part of Their Studies

If, prior to graduation, you accept practi­cal training employment that is a required part of your studies, as is frequently done by students on fellowships, only 50% of your employment time will be deducted from the allotted 12-month total. Practi­cal training in this special situation is called curricular practical training, and has the effect of […]

Time Limits on nonimmigrant visas

Just as nonimmigrant visas vary in pur­pose, they also vary as to how long they last. Each nonimmigrant visa is given an expiration date, according to what the law allows for that particular category. Most nonimmigrant visas can be extended a certain number of times. The number and length of these exten­sions also vary according […]