News and Announcements

June 2023

ISO CLOSED on Monday, June 19, 2023
June 14, 2023

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Monday, June 19, 2023 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. The ISO will close to walk-ins beginning at 3:00pm on […]

ISO Summer Office Hours, Holiday Schedule effective June 20-August 4, 2023
June 13, 2023

ISO Staff will be working this Summer 2023 Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm, but will have a hybrid of walk-in hours and days when Staff will be in the office or working […]

USCIS Expands Premium Processing for Change of Status Applications to F, M, or J Nonimmigrant Status
June 12, 2023

On June 12, 2023, USCIS announced that it will expand the use of premium processing for applications for Change of Status to F, M, or J nonimmigrant status filed using […]

May 2023

Nonimmigrant Visa Application Fees Increase Delayed until June 17, 2023
May 26, 2023

The U.S. Department of State announced on May 26, 2023 that the implication of the increase in nonimmigrant and special visa fees, scheduled to go into effect on May 30, […]

ISO CLOSED on Monday, May 29, 2023
May 26, 2023

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The ISO will close to walk-ins beginning at 3:00pm […]

USDHS/SEVP Announce COVID-19 Flexibilites End at Start of Fall 2023 Term
May 12, 2023

On May 11, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that the COVID-19 regulatory flexibilities, including where exceptions were provided to the maximum number of online courses that can […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements at US Ports-of-Entry No Longer Required as of May 12, 2023
May 1, 2023

The White House and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have announced that, effective May 12, 20223, non-U.S. citizen travelers entering the U.S. by air, land ports, or ferry terminals […]

April 2023

DOS/USDHS Announces Forms DS-2019 Can be Sent Electronically, effective April 27, 2023
April 27, 2023

The U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently announced that the Form DS-2019 will be eligible for electronic distribution as of April 27, 2023. The International […]

Visa Services at U.S. Embassy in Sudan Suspended, effective April 22, 2023
April 22, 2023

The U.S. Department of State announced the suspension of operations at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan effective April 22, 2023. It is important to note that this suspension of […]

ISO / Most MIT Offices CLOSED on Monday, April 17, 2023
April 11, 2023

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Monday, April 17, 2023 in observance of the Patriots’ Day holiday. The ISO will close for walk-ins beginning at 3:00pm […]