STEM OPT: USCIS Clarifies When Offsite Employment Is Permitted

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has clarified that F-1 students on STEM OPT extension may be placed at a worksite other than the employer’s principal location provided all of the training obligations are met. To be able to employ F-1 students under the STEM OPT program, the employer must be the entity that provides […]

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Unlawful Presence Rules Revised For F, J And M Nonimmigrants

USCIS has published a revised final policy memorandum superseding a previous memorandum for calculating unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors in F, J, and M nonimmigrant status, and their dependents. Under the revised final memorandum: Accrual of unlawful presence will be suspended for foreign nationals on F and M visa classification who timely file […]

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New Unlawful Presence Rules For F, J And M Nonimmigrants

USCIS has issued a new policy memorandum for calculating unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors in F, J, and M nonimmigrant status, and their dependents. Under the new policy that will go into effect on August 9, 2018, F, J, and M nonimmigrants who failed to maintain their status before August 9, 2018, will […]

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M-1 And OPT Students Portal Launched

On March 23, 2018, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) launched the SEVP Portal for F-1 students participating in post-completion optional practical training (OPT) and M-1 students participating in practical training. Overview The SEVP Portal is a salient tool which allows F-1 students on post-completion OPT and M-1 visa participating in practical training meet […]

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