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New Proposed Rule Could Award Certain F-1 Students a 24-Month STEM OPT Extension

11 November 2015

Immigration Alert

A proposed Department of Homeland Security rule would allow certain foreign students in F-1 status with science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) degrees to apply for a 24-month extension of their optional practical training (OPT) work authorization beyond the 12-month post-graduation OPT period ordinarily available to all F-1 students.

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