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Avoid Payment Scams: US Government Doesn't Accept Fees By Phone or Email
Date of Announcement: September 1, 2016 Immigrants all over the country are being targeted in scams. Don’t be one of the victims! Scammers may call or email you, pretending to be a government official, such as USCIS or IRS. They will say that there is a problem with an application or additional…

New STEM OPT Regulations
[sent to all F-1 students on 3/11/2016]:   We write to share the update that the new STEM OPT final rule has now been published.  The rule is available in its final form on the Federal Register's Current Issue page at https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-03-11/pdf/2016-04828.pdf.   The STEM Designated Degree Program list is…

2014 1042-S Withholding Credit Denial
June 14, 2016 Dear International Students and Scholars: The IRS has announced that it is taking corrective action for taxpayers whose 1042-S withholding credits were wrongly adjusted or denied as a result of a new matching program it put into place recently.  Please see the announcement at https://www.irs.gov/uac/irs-takes-steps-to-help-students-and-others-outlines-interim-process-for-obtaining-refunds-of-withholding-tax-reported-on-form-1042s-foreign-persons-us-source-income-subject-to-withholding Please continue to…


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