ISSO COVID-19 and Fall 2020 Hub

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find answers to immigration-related questions. We review this information weekly and update as needed.

Student Webinar Recordings

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News and Announcements

September 30, 2020

Some USCIS Fees to Increase on October 2, 2020

UPDATE: Judge Blocks USCIS Fee Increases 

On September 29, 2020, a federal judge blocked the implementation of USCIS fee increases that were to take effect on October 2, 2020. Current fees remain in place until further legal action on this case. Read more.

September 10, 2020

Beware of Phone Scams: Just Hang Up!

Fraudulent emails and phone calls are a huge problem, and we all need to be vigilant in recognizing them and avoid giving up personal information--and our money! Please refer to the following information to help identify scams and phishing and how to report them to the proper authorities.


The 3 physical locations of the ISSO are closed in accordance with the university’s COVID-19 policy. We remain operational and will continue to respond to emails, process online applications, mail documents and update website information.

Click on the office that serves you to find contact information.

Riverside Location
ISSO Morningside -- Student Services

Serving schools located on the Morningside Campus.

ISSO-CUIMC -- Student and Scholar Services

Serving schools located on the Irving Medical Center Campus (CUIMC).