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SEVIS Fee Will Increase on June 24, 2019

Washington – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has finalized changes to fees charged by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to international students, exchange visitors and SEVP-certified schools. The new fees will take effect June 24, 2019. Fee increases include: The I-901 SEVIS Fee for F and M international students will increase from ...
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Indo-Pacific Friendship Grows from U.S.-Japan Exchanges

The TOMODACHI Initiative is an educational exchange and leadership program jointly organized by the U.S. Embassy and the U.S.-Japan Council, a nonprofit organization. Ambassador Bill Hagerty told donors at a December 2017 event: “TOMODACHI has become the leading institution for cementing people-to-people bonds between our two countries.” He added, “Today, the initiative has sent over ...
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Why is America Concerned about 5G?

Next year, fifth-generation wireless technology (5G) will begin to form the backbone of future economies and public services. It will touch every part of our lives, from cellphones to self-driving cars, to critical services such as electrical grids and water systems. Unfortunately, the new infrastructure needed to support 5G can subject countries to threats to ...
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