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American Tech Workers Lose Challenge to DHS Training Rule

May 13, 2016, 4:00 AM

A group of U.S.-born science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers who claim they’ve been harmed by competition from foreign workers lost a challenge to 2008 Department of Homeland Security regulations extending a training program for international students with STEM degrees (Wash. Alliance of Tech. Workers, D.C. Cir., 15-05239, unpublished 5/13/16).

In a May 13 unpublished, three-paragraph judgment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit found that new DHS regulations on the extension of optional practical training for foreign STEM students moot the claims against the 2008 regulations.

The Washington Alliance of Technology Workers...

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