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8 Articles iMIT Troubleshooting
4 Articles Connecting with the ISO
9 Articles Requesting I-20/DS-2019
- What if the program name printed on my I-20 or DS-2019 is different from my MIT program name?
- I’m waiting for my sponsor to issue my funding letters. Can my I-20/DS-2019 be issued before I receive the official award letters?
- How long does it take to review/process my I-20/DS-2019 application after I submit it?
- How do I check the status of my ISO online request?
- Can my I-20/DS-2019 application be expedited?
7 Articles Tax Help
21 Articles Immigration and Travel
- Can I travel while on OPT?
- How much money/cash can I bring with me (on my person) to the U.S.?
- What documents should I carry with me when I travel?
- How early can I apply for a new Student Entry Visa if my Current Student Entry Visa in the Same Visa Status is Still Valid?
- What documents do my family members need to carry if they are traveling and I am not traveling with them?
16 Articles Maintaining Status
18 Articles Employment
- I have a non-paid internship offer, do I need work authorization to do the internship?
- I have mailed my OPT application, when can travel outside of the US?
- My OPT application is pending, but I am moving, how do I change my physical and mailing address?
- How do I submit my OPT report?
- How do I change my CPT start or end date?
6 Articles Miscellaneous
- Why do I have an ISO Hold (CE or OC) on my registration and ID card?
- What is MIT’s School Code/Program Number?
- My dependent is going to pursue a full-time degree program, do they need to change their visa status?
- Can an International Student/Scholar Attend a Protest or Demonstration?
- I need legal advice, where can I go to contact an attorney/lawyer?