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Paul Ryan Pledges: No Immigration Reform under Obama

Paul Ryan has signed off on a letter promising restless members of the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) that he won’t bring immigration-reform legislation to the House floor while President Obama remains in office.

 

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Should Foreign Graduates Get a Visa Edge?

Decades ago there was a hit song in India, “Chitthi Aayi Hai,” a tear-jerking anthem about mothers mourning the loss of sons who went to school abroad and never came back.

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Overseas students targeted by fake landlords

International students are being warned to be especially vigilant as new figures show an increase in the number of reports of rental fraud.

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Comments about new OPT STEM rule flood federal inbox

After one week, the federal government has received nearly 3,000 comments about its proposal to expand the amount of time a foreign STEM student can work in the U.S. on a student visa. Not surprisingly, most comments are supporting the changes proposed by the Obama administration. 

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Foreign-Born STEM Workers Get to Stay in U.S.

The government is poised to meet a February deadline to replace the OPT STEM visa extension, allowing 50,000 students and recent grads to remain in the U.S.

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly — The Newly Proposed USCIS STEM OPT Regulations

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued its decision in  Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Civil Action No. 14-529 (D.D.C. Aug. 12, 2015) (“Washington Alliance”). In this case, the Court found that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) had failed to satisfy proper procedural requirements when the agency originally issued its April 2008 interim final rule (the “2008 Rule”) permitting F-1 foreign students who graduated with STEM (acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) degrees to apply for seventeen-month work authorization extensions of their Optional Practical Training (“OPT”) if, among other things, their employers were registered in the federal government’s E-Verify program.

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MBA Student From India Killed at OSU homecoming parade

A car slammed into a crowd at Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade Saturday, killing four and injuring more than 30.

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Companies may stop hiring OPT STEM Students due to heavy documentation

Companies may stop hiring OPT STEM Students due to heavy documentation 

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Mentoring and Training Plan In Proposed OPT STEM Rule

Mentoring and Training Plan In Proposed OPT STEM Rule

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DHS Publishes STEM OPT Rule - Potential New Benefits and Requirements

On Monday, October 19, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) published its eagerly anticipated STEM Optional Practical Training (“OPT”) rule in the Federal Register for a 30-day comment period ending on November 18, 2015.  The proposed rule offers potentially significant benefits to STEM OPT beneficiaries, including in particular a 24-month extension of work authorization.  However, the rule as currently written imposes additional requirements on U.S. employers.

 

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