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FSIS website under construction
Starting September 20, 2013, we'll be making changes to the format of our website. We ask for your patience as this may be a lengthy process. Contact Signe at if you have problems with website functionality or navigation.

New I-94 procedure
From April 30, 2013, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin implementing a paperless I-94 procedure at U.S. air and sea ports of entry.

EB immigrant visa availability
U.S. Department of State's monthly Visa Bulletin

Beginning Your UH J-1 Program

Please select the situation that applies to you for more information:

Entering the U.S. as a J-1 exchange visitor (for new exchange visitors who are outside the U.S.)

Changing your status to J-1 (for new exchange visitors who are in the U.S. in other nonimmigrant statuses)

Transferring J-1 sponsorship to UH (for current exchange visitors who will transfer J-1 sponsorship to UH)

NOTE: International Student Services is responsible for all J-1 students at the UH Manoa campus. FSIS is responsible for all exchange visitors in J-1 non-student categories at all UH campuses and for J-1 students at UH campuses other than UH Manoa.