The latest immigration and visa news for the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and select European countries - straight from the leading immigrant advocates in the Philippines.
The United States differs from Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, and Australia in that the U.S. government imposes restrictions on part-time work that international students are allowed to do.
These FAQs are for you whether you are still at the decision stage or completing your application for a U.S. student visa. This article deals with 7 main areas of concerns including the application process to finance-related questions and inadmissibility factors.
Are you planning to study in the USA but have questions about the U.S. Standard Optional Practical Training program? Read on to learn how you can stay back in the country up to 12 months post course completion.
Learn about your timeline for admission to the United States and when to depart after completing your course!
Even if you are accepted by a school, college or university in the United States and have been issued a Form I-20, you will still have to apply for your student visa at a U.S. Consular Post in your home country.
Use the Optional Practical Training program to lay the foundation to a successful career. Remain in the United States for 12 months after graduation!
International students in the United States who graduate from certain programs in the sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics, and related fields may have more opportunities to stay on in the country for additional training to jumpstart their career.
On May 10, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security implemented a new extension for graduates of some eligible programs. Remain in the USA for a total of 36 months with the OPT STEM 24-Month Extension.
You can now gain valuable work experience while studying in the United States if your program incorporates practical training in its curriculum.
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