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Health Insurance

Mandatory Student Health Insurance Plan

Embassies & Consulates

Foreign Consulates in the US

Cultural Adjustment & Transitioning

Cultural adjustment and transitioning

Internal Revenue Services and Taxes

US IRS

Forms and publications

Important Terms & Definition

PDSO: Primary Designated School Official – Policy

DSO: Designated School Official – International Student Advisor

SEVIS: Student Exchange Visitor Information System

USCIS: US Citizenship and Immigration Services

CPT: curricular practical training

OPT: optional practical training

EAD: employment authorization document (card)

DHS: Department of Homeland Security

ICE: Immigration & Customs Enforcement

DOS: Department of State

CBP: Customs and Border Protection

SEVP: Student & Exchange Visitor Program

 
State Department and Government Links

US State Department

Visa Bulletin        

Home Page US Department of State

Social Security Online

Social Security for Noncitizens

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

 

Lawyers

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Lawyer directory

 

Useful Web links

World Education Services

Educational Credential Evaluators, INC

Currency Conversion and Time Zones