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H-1B Premium Processing Reinstated (7/24/2017)
USCIS has announced that, effective immediately, they will resume Premium Processing of H-1B petitions for cap-exempt organizations, such as institutions of higher education like Penn. Departments are again able to take advantage of Premium Processing when submitting H-1b petitions to USCIS.  H-1B petitions submitted to ISSS with a request for Premium…

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…

Be aware of scam emails, phone calls, or letters
It has been reported to our office that one of our foreign nationals was contacted by someone claiming to be a Department of Homeland Security officer.  The foreign national was asked to wire money to a specified account.  Please note that U.S. government officials or agencies will NOT contact you for…

Curfew for Minors under 18
Date of Announcement: August 29, 2011 Dear International Students, You are receiving this email since our record indicates that you are under 18 years of age.  If you have received this email in error, please accept our apologies.  We kindly ask that you write back to us so that we can…