“Designated School Official (DSO)”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

The person designated by the head of a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-approved school to support the principal designated school official and maintain records in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS).

Detained/Detention – When a person is held in the custody of an agency in a prison or similar place.

Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.