A group of U.S. Universities has provided formal comments to the USCIS in opposition to their proposed rule which would change the unlawful presence rules for international students. A copy of the letter is provided here.
The Trump Administration has handed down a new policy memorandum targeting international students by changing the definition of unlawful presence to essentially be synonymous with a status violation. The new memo is slated to go into effect on Aug 9, 2018. The penalty for accruing 180 days of unlawful presence is a 3 year bar… Continue reading International Students Beware