Breaking News
Home / USA IMMIGRATION / IMMIGRATION NEWS / Breaking news – STEM OPT 17 month rule in Trouble

Breaking news – STEM OPT 17 month rule in Trouble

This year does not seem to be  a Good time  for F1  STEM candidates who would be in search for  jobs. Since the H4 EAD rule has passed thousands of IT H4 EAD graduate are already in the market looking out for jobs and also the demand of H1B is exponentially high  leading to a lottery.

The job market is crowded and after spending large sum of  money and time doing Masters the hope to use the OPT 17 month extension is now in trouble.

A DC federal judge on Wednesday has vacated the 2008 rule allowing the 17th month OPT STEM extension. A stay has been placed by the court till Feb 12 2016. DHS would have this time to take action to fix the 17th month OPT STEM extension Rule.

Please read the entire CASE details at:

https://ecf.dcd.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/show_public_doc?2014cv0529-43

Check Also

EAD for I140 Rule- Should be published for public comment soon

EAD for I140 Rule- Should be published for public comment soon   EAD for I140 …

Breaking news! ! October 2015 Visa Bulletin Rolled back and Revised.

Breaking news! ! October 2015 Visa Bulletin Rolled back  and Revised. USCIS has rolled back …

EB3 India Folks Wake Up – Port To EB2/EB1 Soon If You Are Eligible

EB3 India Folks Wake Up – Port To EB2/EB1 Soon If You Are Eligible Nothing …

2016 H1B Free Resume Evaluation and Sponsorship Guidance

  2016 H1B  Free Resume Evaluation and Sponsorship Guidance Please Submit your resume below and …

November 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions

November 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions More Hopes has been created with the new Visa bulletin …

Leave a Reply