The F visa category is for nonimmigrants seeking entry into the United States for
the purpose of attending an institution of learning.  A F-1 applicant must
demonstrate the following:

All students may be admitted a period of 30 days prior to the commencement of     
their program start.

Transfer requirements:


Employment is not allowed for the first academic year.  This excludes on-campus
employment.  After first year, may obtain employment if student can prove severe
economic hardship or has been offered  an internship with a recognized
international organization.  
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