A Comparison Chart – CPT vs OPT vs STEM OPT

cpt vs opt vs stem opt

So, do you want to know the difference between CPT, OPT and STEM OPT? Let’s start with the acronyms, OPT and STEM first, Ok? CPT – Curricular Practical Training OPT – Optional Practical Training STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. EAD – Employment Authorization Document (it looks like more a credit card) OPT and…

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H4 EAD and STEM OPT TO be Revoked By President Trump?

Update: Dec 2017 Original article about the leaked memo was published in Jan 2017. As per leaked memo STEM OPT and H4 EAD could be revoked. There was a a pending lawsuit for H4 EAD as well. As per latest Federal Register, new rule making have been submitted to Remove and Revoke H4 EAD. Links…

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Does Consulting Job qualify for 24 Months STEM OPT Extension?

24 months stem opt form i983

24 Months STEM OPT is a Go! May 10, 2016 is here and it’s time to apply for 24 Months STEM OPT Extension. Students on OPT are finding out that it’s challenging to complete the form I983. There’s more questions at this point then answers. Questions: I work at client site through an IT consulting…

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“I Love STEM OPT Extension Rule” – Template for Commenting

comment on stem opt proposed rule

At the time of this publishing this blog post there’s over 27,000 published comments to Proposed 24 Months STEM OPT Extension Rule. Several thousands of negative comments are written by opponents of this rule. If this trend continues, STEM OPT Extension rule is in danger of not being implemented. There’s still time left to submit your…

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Summary of Proposed 24 Months STEM OPT Extension Rule [Video]

stem opt extension videos

Here’s 5 Part Summary of DHS Proposed 24 Months STEM OPT Extension Rule. Immigration Attorney Murali explains the proposals listed in the STEM OPT Rule in this 5 part video series. Proposed Rule will be published for public comments on October 19, 2015 for 30 Days. There’s several good proposals and added conditions for STEM…

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STEM OPT Extension Rule Making Process – 17 to 24 Months

stem opt rule making timeline

STEM OPT Extension Rule Making Process have Began. So, how long would it take for Department of Homeland Security to complete and implement the STEM OPT Extension rule? [x_alert heading=”Latest STEM OPT Extension Rule Updated” type=”warning”]Get the Latest Updates in STEM OPT Extension Rule. (Last Updated Oct 16, 2015)[/x_alert] I have witnessed the H4 EAD…

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