I-94 Automation Information Sessions

Date of Announcement: May 2, 2013

As we previously announced, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), began automating the I-94 process at air and sea ports by eliminating the paper Form I-94 as of April 30, 2013.

ISSS is offering information sessions regarding the new process on the following dates.  Please click on the date to register:

·        Thursday, May 9, 2013, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

·        Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

·        Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

·        Thursday, May 30, 2013, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

The following topics will be covered:

·          Detailed CBP implementation plan and affected ports of entry

·          Benefits of the new automated process

·          Possible challenges

·          Effect on I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification process

·          Effect on USCIS immigration benefits applications and petitions

·          Ability of foreign nationals over 18 years old to prove immigration status

·          Effect on I-515A process

·          Effect on automatic visa revalidation

All sessions will be held in our temporary office on the sixth floor of International House. 

Information about these topics is also posted to the Travel section of our web site: http://global.upenn.edu/isss/travel.

Update: May 13, 2013

Due to increased interest in the automation process, ISSS is offering two additional information sessions on this topic.  Please click on one of the following dates to register: