ISSS October 2021 Newsletter

Posted On October 4, 2021
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The ISSS October 2021 Newsletter is available here! In this edition, you will learn more about:

ISSS Walk-in advising cancelled on Thursday, October 7th Spring 2022 non-resident tuition waiver application CPT and OPT information International Education Week (IEW) October webinars for International Teaching Assistants (ITAs) International Fall Social event on Tuesday, October 5th from… more »

6/27/2018 Update to U.S. Travel Ban – Statement from the University System of Georgia

Posted On September 26, 2017
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Updated June 27, 2018

Please see the message below from the University System of Georgia’s Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s travel ban decision on 6/26/2018.

Dear Colleagues: 


As you know, today the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling upholding the President’s authority to impose entry restrictions into the… more »

USCIS Fees Increasing December 23, 2016

Posted On August 19, 2015
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a fee increase, effective December 23, 2016. In particular, OPT / OPT STEM (form I-765) will increase from $380 to $410 and a Change of Status (form I-539) will increase from $290 to $370. Petitions post-marked after December 23rd will be rejected if the correct amount is not… more »

First Lady Shares Thanksgiving Well Wishes at Annual ISAC Feast

Posted On November 24, 2014
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Ms. Laura Voisinet, the First Lady of Georgia State University, served as the keynote speaker at the annual International Thanksgiving Feast, where she shared Thanksgiving well wishes with over 150 Georgia State international students and scholars.

“We think of Thanksgiving as America’s most celebrated holiday,” Mrs. Voisinet said.

Ms. Voisinet praised international students for… more »

Recreational Services Teams Up for Fútbol Festival and Turkish Coffee Hour

Posted On November 21, 2014
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Recreational Services teamed up with the university’s Turkey task force and ISAC’s Turkish Cultural and Student Association (TCSA) for the inaugural Fútbol Festival during Georgia State’s International Education Week.  A combination of sports and culture, the festival hosted over 200 students and community guests who celebrated soccer through drop-in tournament-style matches… more »