Bloomberg Law
July 16, 2018, 4:49 PMUpdated: July 16, 2018, 7:28 PM

Switching Foreign-Grad Visa Program Rules Illegal, Suit Says (1)

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services illegally changed its policy on what types of employers can participate in a popular training program for foreign graduates of U.S. colleges and universities, a new lawsuit says.

The complaint is the latest in a growing number of legal challenges to the Trump administration’s immigration policies. It takes aim at a USCIS policy intended to block staffing companies from participating in the optional practical training program for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics graduates. The new policy appeared as a change on the USCIS’ website that was first noticed in April.

The agency already is acting ...

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