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Student & Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issues guidance on reporting relationship between employment and area of study for F-1 OPT

  1. Date Announced

    Sept. 27, 2019

    Guidance states that foreign students are responsible for describing how their practical training opportunity relates to their major area of study, which the Designated School Official (DSO) must review and retain. DSO must determine whether there is a direct relationship between the job and the major area of study on a case-by-case basis. [ID #771]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Sept. 27, 2019

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