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Immigration Status

Although they are closely related, your documents and your status are not the same thing. Regardless of what your documents say, it is your status that is important and that must be maintained. A student who is “in status” is following all immigration laws and regulations. “In status” students have all the rights and privileges accorded their status. “Out of status” students have no rights and privileges and are subject to immediate deportation. They may also accrue penalties including being banned from re-entering the U. S. for long periods of time if their illegality is discovered. Follow these links for information on the requirements for maintaining your status. If you do not understand the information, contact our office.

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Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407



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