CPT is temporary employment authorization for non-immigrant students in the United States while enrolled in a college-level degree program. CPT permission is granted upon approval of the ISA, pursuant to regulations established by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
The I-20 Form is a U.S. Department of Homeland Security document issued by the college that provides information for the issuance of a student visa. The form also includes the student SEVIS number.
The I-94 Form is a document denoting the Arrival-Departure Record of particular foreigners used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Form I-94 must be completed at the time of entry to the U.S.
ICE is the largest investigative agency in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS); it enforces the nation’s immigration and customs laws.
The Internal Revenue Service is the U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement.
ISA manages your immigration records as well as hosts programming for international students.
The F-1 visa is a non-immigrant, full-time, student visa that allows foreigners to pursue education in the U.S.
OPT is a form of employment authorization that permits F-1 status students to work for a period of one year after completing their degree. OPT permission is granted upon approval of the ISA, pursuant to regulations established by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
SEVIS tracks and monitors schools and programs, students, exchange visitors, and their dependents throughout the duration of approved participation within the U.S. education system.
USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the U.S.
A campus database tool for searching available campus and local jobs.