The New STEM OPT Training Plan: What Do I need to know?

Under the new rules that went in effect on May 10, 2016, all students seeking STEM extensions for additional OPT time must have a training plan that is developed by them and their employer.  Below are some important points to keep in mind about the new training plan requirement 1.    Plan is Collaborative in

STEM OPT: The Fight is Not Over Yet

With the publishing of the new STEP OPT rule just last month, many thought that this could be the end of the lawsuit brought against USCIS over this issue.  The Court overseeing this case found that USCIS had violated procedures surrounding the rule making of that last OPT extension, which lead to USCIS redoing the

STEM OPT Transition Information

For those who are wondering about the new STEM rules, and how the old rules will be stopped and the new rules will be implemented, keep reading. If My Application Was Filed On Or Before May 9, 2016, Under Which Rules Will It Be Adjudicated? USCIS will transition into the new rules as seamlessly as

USCIS Issued New STEM OPT Rules on October 19, 2015