Bloomberg Law
April 26, 2018, 12:41 PM

Foreign Student Training Program Rules Quietly Changed

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has discreetly made a big change to a program that allows foreign tech graduates to work in the U.S.

The move will affect “thousand and thousands of people” in a special training program for foreign STEM graduates, immigration attorney Anna Stepanova told Bloomberg Law. Stepanova, with the Murthy Law Firm in Owings Mills, Md., said the change will impact more than half her clients.

International students with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degrees who work under the extended optional practical training program must now work at their employers’ headquarters and not at a third-party client ...

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