Description of Data Element 01816





NAME:         Current Visa Type                                                 



NUMBER:       01816                                                             



FILES/TABLES: PSTU  SDCF                                                        



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   The current visa type of a non-resident alien student.                       



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   INVALID                                                CRITICAL              
        PSTU    SDCF                                                            



CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   For Student Data Course File:                                                
     This element is required. Code 'XXX' if the student is a               <   
     resdient (Racial/Ethnic Group (01044) NOT 'O').                        <   
     If the student is a non-resident alien then code a non-XXX             <   
     value. A 5% tolerance for XXX is allowed for                           <   
     non-resident aliens.                                                   <   



TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
                  Foreign Government Officials                                  
                  *******************************************************       
   A1             Ambassador, public minister, career diplomatic or             
                  consular officer, and members of immediate family             
   A2             Other Foreign government official or employee, and            
                  members of immediate family                                   
   A3             Attendant, servant, or personal employee of A1 and            
                  A2, and members of immediate family                           
                  Visitors                                                      
                  *******************************************************       
   B1             Temporary visitor for business                                
   B2             Temporary visitor for pleasure                                
                  Aliens in Transit                                             
                  *******************************************************       
   C1             Alien in transit directly through U.S.                        
   C1D            Combined transit and crewman visa                             
   C2             Alien in transit to UN hedquarters district under             
                  section 11.(3), (4), (5) of the Headquarters Agreement        
   C3             Foreign government official, members of immediate             
                  family, attendant, servant, or personal employee              
                  in transit                                                    
   C4             Transit without Visa, see TWO                                 
                  Crewmen                                                       
                  *******************************************************       
   D1             Crewmember departing on same vessel of arrival                
   D2             Crewmember departing by means other than vessel of            
                  arrival                                                       
                  Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors                           
                  *******************************************************       
   E1             Treaty Trader, spouse and children                            
   E2             Treaty Investor, spouse and children                          
                  Academic Students                                             
                  *******************************************************       
   F1             Academic Student                                              
   F2             Spouse or child of F1                                         
                  Foreign Government Officials to International                 
                  Organizations                                                 
                  *******************************************************       
   G1             Principal resident representative of recognized foreign       
                  member government to international organization, and          
                  members of immediate family                                   
   G2             Other representative of recognized foreign member             
                  government to international organization, and                 
                  members of immediate family                                   
   G3             Representative of non-recognized or nonmember                 
                  government to international organization, and                 
                  members of immediate family                                   
   G4             International organization officer or employee,               
                  and members of immediate family                               
   G5             Attendant, servant, or personal employee                      
                  of G1, G2, G3, G4, or members of immediate                    
                  family                                                        
                  Temporary Workers                                             
                  *******************************************************       
   H1B            Specialty Occupations, DOD workers, fashion models            
   H1C            Nurses going to work for up to three years in health          
                  professional shortage areas                                   
   H2A            Temporary Agricultural Worker                                 
   H2B            Temporary worker: skilled and unskilled                       
   H3             Trainee                                                       
   H4             Spouse or child of H1B, H1C, H2A, H2B, H3                     
                  Foreign Media Representatives                                 
                  *******************************************************       
   I              Visas for foreign media representatives                       
                  Exchange Visitors                                             
                  *******************************************************       
   J1             Visas for exchange visitors                                   
   J2             Spouse or child of J1                                         
                  Fiance(e) of US citizen                                       
                  *******************************************************       
   K1             Fiance(e)                                                     
   K2             Minor child of K1                                             
   K3             Spouse of a U.S. Citizen (LIFE Act)                           
   K4             Child of K3 (LIFE Act)                                        
                  Intracompany Transferee                                       
                  *******************************************************       
   L1A            Executive, managerial                                         
   L1B            Specialized Knowledge                                         
   L2             Spouse or child of L1A or L1B                                 
                  Vocational and Language Students                              
                  *******************************************************       
   M1             Vocational student or other nonacademic student               
   M2             Spouse or child of M10                                        
   N8             Parent of alien classified SK-3 "Special Immigrant"           
   N9             Child of N8, SK-1, SK-2, or SK-4 "Special Immigrant"          
                  North Atlantic Treaty Organization                            
                  *******************************************************       
   NA1            Principal Permanent Representative of member state to         
                  NATO and resident members of official staff or                
                  immediate family                                              
   NA2            Other representative of member State Dependents of            
                  member of a force entering in accordance with the             
                  provisions of NATO Status-of-Forces agreement; Members        
                  of such a Force if issued visas                               
   NA3            Official clerical staff accompanying representatives          
                  of member state to NATO or immediate family                   
   NA4            Official of NATO other than those qualified as                
                  NA1 and immediate family                                      
   NA5            Expert other than NATO officials qualified under              
                  NA4, employed on behalf of NATO and immediate family          
   NA6            Member of civilian component who is either                    
                  accompanying a Force entering in accordance with the          
                  provisions of the NATO Status-of-Forces agreement;            
                  attached to an Allied headquarters under the protocol         
                  on the Status of International Military headquarters          
                  set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty and              
                  their dependents                                              
   NA7            Servant or personal employee of NA1, NA2, NA3, NA4,           
                  NA5, NA6, or immediate family                                 
                  Workers with Extraordinary Abilities                          
                  *******************************************************       
   O1             Extraordinary ability in Science, Arts, Education,            
                  Business or Athletics                                         
   O2             Alien's (support) accompanying O10                            
   O3             Spouse or child of O1 or O2                                   
                  Athletes and Entertainers                                     
                  *******************************************************       
   P1             Individual or team athletes or entertainment groups           
   P2             Artists and entertainers in reciprocal Exchange               
                  programs                                                      
   P3             Artists and entertainers in culturally unique programs        
   P4             Spouse or child of P1, P2, P3                                 
                  International Cultural Exchange Visitors                      
                  *******************************************************       
   Q1             International cultural exchange vistors                       
   Q2             Irish Peace Process Cultural and Training Program             
                  (Walsh Visas)                                                 
   Q3             Spouse or child of Q2                                         
                  Religious Workers                                             
                  *******************************************************       
   R1             Religious Workers                                             
   R2             Spouse or child of R1                                         
                  Witness or Informant                                          
                  *******************************************************       
   S5             Informant of criminal organization information                
   S6             Informant of terrorism information                            
                  Victims of a Severe Form of Trafficking in Persons            
                  *******************************************************       
   T1             Victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons             
   T2             Spouse of a victim of a severe form of trafficking            
                  in persons                                                    
   T3             Child of a victim of a severe form of trafficking             
                  in persons                                                    
   T4             Parent of a victim of a severe form of trafficking            
                  in persons (if T1 victim is under 21 years of age)            
                  North American Free Trade Agreement                           
                  *******************************************************       
   TN             Trade visas for Canadians and Mexicans                        
   TD             Spouse or child accompanying TN0                              
                  Transit Without Visa                                          
                  *******************************************************       
   TWO            Passenger or Crew                                             
                  Victims of Certain Crimes                                     
                  *******************************************************       
   U1             Victim of Certain Criminal Activity                           
   U2             Spouse of U1                                                  
   U3             Child of U1                                                   
   U4             Parent of U1, if U1 is under 21 years of age                  
                  Certain Second Preference Beneficiaries                       
                  *******************************************************       
   V1             Spouse of an LPR who is the principal beneficiary             
                  of a family based petition (Form I-130) which was             
                  filed prior to December 21, 2000 and has been pending         
                  for at least three years                                      
   V2             Child of an LPR who is the principal beneficiary of a         
                  family-based visa petition (Form I-130) that was filed        
                  prior to December 21, 2000 and has been pending for at        
                  least three years                                             
   V3             The derivative child of a V1 or V2                            
                  Temporary Protected Status                                    
                  *******************************************************       
   TPS            Temporary Protected Status                                    
   X01            Student is physically located outside the U.S.                
   X02            Non-resident alien student that is considered a               
                  a Resident for Fee Purposes based on State Board of           
                  Education rule 6A-10.044 referenced by the Board              
                  of Governors Residency Regulation                             
   X03            Asylees and those seeking asylum who are not                  
                  considered Residents for Fee Purposes                         
   XXX            No visa reported                                              



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DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(3)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          VISA_TYPE                                              
   SHORT NAME:           VISATYPE                                               



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  01/05/07                                                   



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