ICE Releases New STEM List for Foreign National Graduates

U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement released an updated list of college majors that will qualify for an extension of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit after a foreign national graduates college.  Those students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can qualify for a 17 month extension of their work permit, beyond the usual 12 month OPT period.  This allows employers more time flexibility in sponsoring the individual for an H-1B work visa.  For a full list of STEM majors, click here.  For  more information, contact Greg Berk, with CDF's Immigration Practice Group.

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