STEM OPT Students: No More Wet Signatures!

October 4, 2023
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Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) have just made it easier for STEM OPT students by updating Form I-983, eliminating the need for wet signatures. In a recent bulletin, ICE announced that SEVP will now accept electronic signatures in various formats, including electronic signatures produced with software programs and scanned images of physical signatures. 

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