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IRS Phone Call Scam
Please be alerted that if you receive a phone call from an “IRS agent” demanding that you have to complete Form 2555 and pay a fine or you and your family will be deported, you should report it to Penn Police.  ISSS has confirmed with Penn's Department of Public Safety about…

Visa Processing Glitch at US Consulates
The Department of State has released information on the system glitch that has been causing visa processing delays at the U.S. Consulates around the world.  Their system is still performing below its normal operational capacity.  Therefore, it will take some weeks before they are back to normal turnaround times on issued…

US Visa Processing Suspended in Tel Aviv, Israel
Due to the current security situation in Tel Aviv, routine visa application processing has been canceled.  Please see http://israel.usembassy.gov/consular/niv/nonimmigrant.html for more details. If you are affected by ths situation, please contact ISSS (see http://global.upenn.edu/isss/hours).

Update on Visa Processing at US Consulates in Canada
The U.S. consulates in Canada will temporarily suspend Third Country National (TCN) processing during the peak demand period of June, July, and August 2014. TCNs, in this case, are individuals who are not citizens or Landed immigrants of Canada, but want to obtain a visa sticker at one of U.S.…