All international students and scholars who were in the U.S. in any visa type other than B (visitor) visa for any period of time during the year 2013 must file 2013 income tax documents with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The deadline for filing taxes is April 15, 2014.
You should begin preparing in these important ways:
Princeton University will again offer GLACIER Tax Prep, a free nonresident tax preparation software to assist international students and sch
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2014 International Orientation Leaders:
*Joelle Deleveaux ’16 - The Bahamas
*Jia Lin Jacqueline Li ’16 - China/Germany
*Yuem Park ’15 - Australia
*Konstantinos Koutras ’16 - Greece
*Eunice Lee ’16 - Canada/South Korea
*Magdalena Henke ’16 - Germany
*Karen MacDonald ’16 - Canada
*Po Wah Moon ’15 - Hong Kong
*Jeffrey Asala ’15 - Ghana
*Reka Zempleni ’16 - Hungary
Cydney Kim ’17 - Canada
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 Davis IC will now offer Walk-in Hours for all international students (Undergrad, Grad, VSRC) for brief inquiries at Rockefeller College Common Room every Tuesday from 12 noon - 2:00 pm. Or students may visit during any of our Walk-in Hours below:
Tuesdays 12 noon-2:00 pm @ Rockefeller College Common Room
Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 pm @ Davis IC
Effective April 30th, 2013, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will start automating I-94 Arrival/Departure forms. International visitors to the U.S., including international students and scholars, will no longer fill out a paper I-94 form when arriving to the U.S. by air or sea. Once the rule is effective, it will be implemented in phases over a four-week period across all air and sea ports of entry. It is expected that the process will be fully implemented by the end of May. The new I-9
Beginning September 26, 2012, U.S. Embassy and Consulates in India will be implementing a new visa processing system that will further standardize procedures and will simplify fee payment and appointment scheduling.
Visa and Biometrics Appointments
Visa applicants will be required to attend two separate appointments that will be spread over two or more days. Applicants must first schedule their visa appointment. Applicants must then attend a biometrics appointment at an Offsite Facilitatio
On August 10, 2012, President Barack Obama signed into law the “Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012” (H.R. 1905). Section 501 excludes Iranian students from seeking education in fields related to the nuclear or energy sector if the student intends to pursue a career in that field in Iran. Supplementary guidance for stakeholders is forthcoming and we will notify you of any relevant updates on our website. Please note that this is a new law so it is unclear how bro
As of Aug. 10, 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) no longer provides admission stamps on Forms I-20/DS-2019s for prospective and returning international students and scholars (traveling with F, M, and J visas) seeking admission to the United States. More information is available at http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/travel_news/cbp_i20_stamp.xml
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published several educational tools to help people
avoid immigration scams, including descriptions of common scams, guidance on reporting scams, and several
brochures on the unauthorized practice of immigration law.