Bloomberg Law
June 8, 2018, 6:26 PM

Challenge to Foreign Student Training Program Remains Alive

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

A group of U.S. technology workers is getting another chance to convince a federal judge that the Department of Homeland Security doesn’t have the authority to set up a training program for international students with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degrees.

It’s a somewhat Pyrrhic victory for the workers, who have spent the last 10 years attempting to get a final ruling on whether the agency has the authority to issue a rule establishing the program. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit again avoided answering that question in a June 8 ruling by kicking it ...