Program benefited more than 117,000 STEM graduates with F-1 visas last year
Online option only for OPT; other EAD categories may be denied after April 15.
Ongoing â€œOperation OPTical Illusionâ€ targets nonimmigrant students fraudulently using OPT to stay in the US.
Exceeding unemployment limits can result in a loss of status, warns USCIS.
Scarcity of high-skill professionals could stall robust recovery when covid crisis abates.Â
The Wall Street Journal reports that L-1, H4 EAD and OPT are also likely to be affected.
Republicans are ratcheting up pressure to tighten curbs on visa coveted by Indians.Â
Senators Tom Cotton, Ted Cruz, Chuck Grassley and Josh Hawley want new H-1B visas suspended.
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Lawsuit filed by Washington Alliance of Technology Workers.
DC Circuit says F-1 visa students allowed to work for 3 years on OPT.
Grace period to stay in US, if employer files for H-1B visa.
The dangers of a Donald Trump or Ted Cruz presidency.
New rules sent for review and publication in the Federal Register.