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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AND SCHOLAR SERVICES WORKSHOPS

J-1 Advising for Beginners $

Offered twice: Sunday, May 28: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. or Monday, May 29: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Develop an understanding of J-1 advising and regulatory issues including eligibility, DS-2019 issuance, health insurance, maintenance of status, extension, transfer, 212(e), repeat participation, and employment. SEVIS is discussed in relation to advising practices and procedures.

#10 #28 Member $398 | Nonmember $502

J-1 Advising: Intermediate $

Offered twice: Sunday, May 28: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. or Monday, May 29: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Address topics such as eligibility, the bars, pre-arrival and orientation, 212(e), employment, issues around transitions, and working with dependents. This workshop focuses on the most common J categories in higher education and will not cover basic procedural training, the trainee category, or foreign medical graduates. Participants should have working knowledge and understanding of immigration and J-1 visa regulations and procedures.

#11 #29 Member $398 | Nonmember $502

Management and Mitigation of Mental Health Issues of Chinese Students $

Tuesday, May 30: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Supporting the largest population of international students on U.S. campuses today requires a broad understanding of Chinese culture. Cultivate a network of professionals who can guide faculty, advisers, and campus staff through culturally sensitive approaches to address the mental health challenges of these students. Build a positive environment that mitigates the stigma attached to mental health issues in the Chinese student and scholar population in the United States.

#41 Member $300 | Nonmember $429

Pathways to Permanent Residency $

Sunday, May 29: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Examine and review employment-based permanent residency issues, forms and processes, university policies, and case studies, including Department of Labor (DOL) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) procedures, advising challenges, and more. Designed for experienced international student and scholar advisers and program administrators.

#12 Member $398 | Nonmember $502

Port of Entry: Los Angeles International Airport $

Tuesday, May 30: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This is a unique opportunity for participants to visit and interact with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). During this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to speak with CBP officers and experience firsthand the processing of international visitors at Los Angeles International Airport. Tour includes primary and secondary inspection. There will be no on-site registration for this workshop.

#42 Member $300 | Nonmember $429

Principles of Nonresident Alien Tax Compliance $

Tuesday, May 30: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Advising international students, scholars, and faculty on U.S. tax compliance requires knowledge of immigration regulations, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) classifications, and institutional policies. Identify best practices for collaborative advising approaches to support the international population while maintaining institutional requirements related to the IRS.

#43 Member $300 | Nonmember $429

Strategies for International Student and Scholar Advising $

Sunday, May 28: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Examine challenges facing international students and scholars. Explore options, develop strategies, make connections, and build adaptive advising skills. Through practice and practical exploration, participants will return to their work setting with new ideas to connect, collaborate, and expand their work as international student and scholar advisers.

#07 Member $355 | Nonmember $482

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