Rice welcomes all its international students and scholars and is committed to supporting them.
This page includes immigration updates and resources that may have an impact on our Rice faculty, students, and staff.
Current Hot Topics
- September 26, 2023 – What A Government Shutdown Would Mean for Immigration (Foster)
- June 12, 2023 – USCIS Expands Premium Processing for Applicants Seeking to Change into F, M, or J Nonimmigrant Status (USCIS)
- March 6, 2023 – USCIS Announces Premium Processing; New Online-Filing Procedures for Certain F-1 Students Seeking OPT or STEM OPT Extensions (USCIS)