USCIS Announces I-765 Online Filing for OPT & STEM Extension

On April 12, 2021, USCIS announced that F-1 students seeking permission for Optional Practical Training (OPT) or OPT STEM Extension can now file Form I-765 online.  We are optimistic about this change, but we are …

Change of Status

Change to F-1 or J-1 Status If you have gained admission to University of Wisconsin-Madison as a full-time student, you may request support from ISS for a Change of Status to F-1 or J-1. If you are in the U.S. with another visa type, you may review your eligibility to study through Immigration and Customs…

Students

Terra Dotta is a tool that will launch summer/fall 2019 for all incoming and current F-1 and J-1 students. ISS will send out updates on when you will be able to access Terra Dotta. Terra Dotta will:  Give you access to your own student portal using your NetID and password  Allow you to monitor your immigration status…

Get a travel signature

Didn’t have all your documents with you when you last entered the US as an international student? Received an I-515A from the officer at the immigration check? Find out what to do now if you received an I-515A at the border.

Lost immigration documents: what to do?

Didn’t have all your documents with you when you last entered the US as an international student? Received an I-515A from the officer at the immigration check? Find out what to do now if you received an I-515A at the border.