The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have reported an increase in the number of scams targeting international students. Often scammers pretend to be government officials in order to obtain personal identifying information and money. They might already know information about you when they call, or they may try to scare you by threatening that you will be arrested or deported if you don’t pay immediately.
Alert - 10/29/2019
University of Arizona students have been targeted by two scams via email and phone related to student employment opportunities and Social Security benefits. These are malicious scams and not valid communications. Read more.