F-1 Immigration Responsibilities
During your stay in the U.S. in F-1 status, you are subject to many complex immigration law and regulations that relate to your legal status here. Advisors at ISSS are available to assist you and answer your questions about your immigration status, but it is your responsibility to know and abide by the law in order to maintain valid legal status. It is to your benefit to make sure to maintain legal status throughout the duration of your stay in the U.S.
As an international student, please make sure you are following these rules:
Documentation and personal information
- Possess a passport that is valid at all times.
- Report promptly any change of address by updating your information at MyFIU. Make sure to update the Home address.
- Always verify the Foreign Address in your record as well.