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What is the impact to International Student Employees as per Immigration guidelines for employment violations?

Immigration guidelines provide that an International Student Employee who works as little as 15 minutes over the 20 hours permitted during a work week when school is in session is in non-compliance of the Immigration guidelines and subject to disciplinary action including termination of their SEVIS record for unauthorized employment.  The three strikes warning process implemented by The International Students and Scholars Services and Tax Services is focused on compliance of the University with the Immigration guidelines by providing the International Student Employee with three warnings which impact their employment only without jeopardizing their SEVIS record for unauthorized employment.  It is at the discretion of International Students and Scholars Services Office, dependent upon the nature and severity of the employment violation, whether or not the University will pursue further disciplinary action such as termination of an International Student Employee’s SEVIS record.