If you will be traveling outside the U.S. and the signature on page 3 of your I-20 form or in the lower right corner of your DS-2019 form will expire (signatures are valid for 12 months) be sure to have your I-20/DS-2019 signed by an advisor at the Davis International Center before you leave the U.S. You may stop by the Davis IC during business hours to obtain a travel signature on the spot. However, in some instances in which it is necessary to print another I-20, the process may re
Before you travel into or through any country other than your home country, you must check with an embassy of the country you plan to visit to inquire about specific visa and entry procedures. Be sure to check whether you will need a transit visa if you will be stopping in another country for airline transit purposes. For the list of foreign embassies in the U.S., please consult the U.S. Department of State website. For more information about re-entering the U.S., please consult our website.
The Department of State now has an online Visa Status Check tool that allows applicants to check the status of their visa applications. To be able to see the status of a visa application, an applicant needs to select the visa application type, the location where the visa application was submitted, and to provide the application ID or Case Number.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has launched an E-Verify Employers Search Tool that allows one to find employers currently enrolled in E-Verify. The search tool allows filtering, sorting, and exporting employer results. It replaces the lists of E-Verify employers and federal contractors that previously appeared on the E-Verify Website. This is important information for students on Optional Practical Training (OPT) interested in applying for the 17-month STEM OPT Extension.
Please be reminded that the PICS (Princeton Internships in Civic Service) summer internships program application deadline is January 18. PICS provides around 70 internships to Princeton University undergraduates in areas such as: group advocacy, legal services, public policy, the environment, health and social services, community development, journalism/media, education, and the arts. They also connect students to Princeton alumni in the non-profit sector, offer them opportunities for alumni men