Rescission: Requirements for Negative Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Result or Documentation of Recovery from COVID-19 for Aircraft Passengers Traveling to the United States from the People’s Republic of China
USCIS has announced the expansion of premium processing for certain F-1 students requesting OPT/STEM OPT as well as those with E21 petitions seeking a national interest waiver (NIW). There are several factors to consider before applying so please read all instructions, processing times and fees carefully. Always consult with the ISSO staff for any needed clarifications.
The State Department plans a pilot program later this year offering visa renewal options in the US for H-1B specialty occupation workers and other temporary visa holders who are currently required to travel abroad.