Last month, the District Court where the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers had filed a new lawsuit challenging the new STEM OPT rule had issued an order granting part of DHS’ motion to dismiss, but also denying part of the motion to dismiss
Students Applying for English Language Study and 24-month STEM OPT Extension Programs Affected by the ACICS Loss of Accreditation | USCIS
On December 12, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced that it no longer recognizes the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as an accrediting agency.
Litigation Overview on the F-1 STEM OPT (Optional Practical Training Work Authorization for International Students)
Back in August 2015, a D.C. federal judge said the 2008 Department of Homeland Security rule that allows STEM graduates in F-1 status to obtain an additional 17 months of OPT time in the U.S. was deficient.
In the first deadly hate crime against an Indian since Donald Trump became president of the US, a young man from Warangal district in Telangana was shot dead from close range in San Francisco, California on Saturday evening.
Indian students studying in the United States are concerned about their future, after a tweet suggested that US President Donald Trump’s administration would cancel the Optional Practical Training Extension for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) Students (STEM OPT).
In a big blow to lakhs of Indian students, the US department of education has revoked its recognition to the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
If you are an F-1 student participating in optional practical training (OPT) and your employer closes for an extended period during the winter holidays, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program does not consider this time as unemployment.
After months of uncertainty during the campaign season, employers finally know that Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States.
If you are an F-1 international student applying for the 24-month science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) optional practical training (OPT) extension, you must submit a complete application package to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Students participating in a 24-month science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) optional practical training (OPT) extension may train with multiple employers as long as they maintain compliance with all STEM OPT regulations.