STEM OPT Extension Proposed Rule

Today, Monday, October 19th, the new proposed rule regarding STEM OPT extension was published in the Federal Register, starting the notice and comment period required as part of the regulatory process. The new rule contains many positive changes consistent with President Obama’s November 2014 Executive Action on Immigration and will help the U.S. attract students in STEM fields and remain competitive in today’s global marketplace. Stakeholders will now have an opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed rule during this comment period.  

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