Many high-tech companies are recovering from the recent April mad-dash to file H-1B cap petitions allowing for the continued employment of their foreign student graduate population. Since the H-1B cap season closed abruptly following the first week of April, and USCIS has completed its computer-generated lottery determining which
F-1 STEM OPT
DHS Expands F-1 STEM OPT Program – Employment Law This Week
By Epstein Becker Green on
Posted in Technology
One of the featured stories on Employment Law This Week is the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) release of its highly anticipated final rule expanding and modifying the F-1 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Optional Practical Training (OPT) Program.
A 2015 district court case found procedural errors in the DHS’s program, putting the current…