New OPT Filing Practice Guide released

DHS issued an updated OPT filing guide for schools and students.In April, DHS published an Interim Final Rule (IFR) titled Extending Period of Optional Practical Training by 17 Months for F-1 Nonimmigrant Students With STEM Degrees and Expanding Cap-Gap Relief for All F-1 Students With Pending H-1B Petitions. The revised guide follows this rule.

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