Economic Hardship

If you are experiencing severe economic hardship “due to unforeseen circumstances beyond your control,” you may be able to apply to the USCIS for an off-campus work permit based on Economic Hardship. This is a lengthy and complicated process.

Please contact ISS to discuss other financial options.

Material on this website is general and for informational purposes only. It does not constitute or replace professional legal advice, and you should not rely on it solely when making decisions about your immigration status or reporting requirements.