1. DACA Advocacy & Support Available: The Davis International Center provides general support for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students. The Director, Jackie Leighton, will serve as the DACA student advocate and you may schedule an appointment with her via the Davis IC Advising & Appointments page. This service provides general support for DACA students for their interactions on campus and in the local community.
2. DACA R
The DV 2018 lottery provides up to 50,000 permanent immigrant visas available drawn from a random selection of entries who are from countries with lower rates of immigration to the United States. This year's application period begins Tuesday, October 4, 2016 and ends on November 7, 2016.
This year, the follow countries are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply because more than 50,000 natives of these countries immigrated to the United States in the previous five years:
The Davis International Center will still be located at 87 Prospect (behind 91 Prospect) for the Fall 2016 semester. The move to our permanent home at 20 Washington has been postponed so, for now, you can find us just where we've always been! We will post updates on our move as soon as we have them.
Throughout the University, from the staff to the trustees, members of the Princeton community have a deep commitment to being inclusive. We believe — and know from research — that having a diversity of perspectives is crucial for excelling in our mission of teaching and research, so we've invested in many initiatives to make the campus more welcoming to people of all backgrounds. More information about a Diverse and Inclusive Princeton can be found
R.H. Douglas Scholarship fro Students from Ukraine, Bulgaria, Poland, or Russian
Award Amount: USD $2,000. to $10,000. can be used for tuition, books, or living expenses
Required Application Criteria:
Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Polish, or Russian citizenship
Strong Academic Achievment (GPA over 3.0)
Demonstrated Financial Need
Acceptance or Enrollment at one of the Eligible Schools (Princeton is elgible - for others, see website below)
Strong leadership potenti
The Enterprise Car Share Program is an affordable membership program that allows Princeton students and scholars who have a valid drivers license to rent a car for short period of time. Cars are conveniently located at several places on campus. The membership and rental fees are reasonable and include the cost of gas. Many international students and scholars who don't have cars of their own find this program to be very helpful for local shopping and day trips. For mor
F-1 Students in post-completion OPT status who are the beneficiaries of an H-1B petition and a request to change status to H-1B should exercise extreme caution when considering travel outside the U.S.
Traveling abroad during this time can pose significant risks that may interfere with the processing of your H-1B petition. It is very important that you consult with your employer and/or immigration attorney regarding any travel abroad during this time.
If you cannot postpone travel until a
On March 11, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published the new STEM OPT final rule. The new rule is effective beginning May 10, 2016. The new rule includes a STEM OPT extension for a 24-month period and will replace the current 17-month STEM OPT extension. It also impacts the application requirements placing a greater burden of responsibility on STEM OPT employers, F-1 students, and Designated School Officials (DSO’s). The current 17-month STEM OPT regulations re
UPDATE JUNE 6, 2016
In response to concerns about the difficulties that some foreign students are experiencing in obtaining refunds of withholding tax reported on 2014 Form 1042-S, Foreign Person’s U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding, the IRS just completed a comprehensive review of the program. As a result, the IRS is taking steps to help foreign students at United States colleges and universities and other foreign taxpayers affected by this situation, including adjusting withholdi
In order to reenter the U.S. after international travel, you must have a current travel signature on your I-20 form (F-1/F-2) or your DS-2019 form (J-1/J-2). Travel signatures are valid for reenter for up to one year after the date of the most recent signature. 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 form, the process may require 1-2 days.