O'Reilly logo

The Financial Aid Handbook, Revised Edition by Ruth Vedvik, Carol Stack

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

13What Color Is Your Passport? Advice for International Students

IN CHAPTER 2, we explained need, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the PROFILE, and other admittedly arcane federal processes, terminology, and acronyms—all of which are important for U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and eligible non-citizens. Eligible non-citizens generally include the following:

• U.S. permanent resident, with a Permanent Resident Card (I-551, formerly known as an Alien Registration Receipt Card or “Green Card”).

• Conditional permanent resident (I-551C).

• Other eligible noncitizen with an Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) from the Department of Homeland Security showing any one of the following designations: “Refugee,” “Asylum Granted,” “Parolee” ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required