Every international student in USA is waiting to hear from DHS. What will they do about STEM OPT Extension Rule cancellation.
How will they respond? Will DHS use this opportunity to make the STEM OPT to 6 years?
I think they have four options to fix this STEM OPT Court Ruling. Watch this video to learn about the 4 possible options for DHS
Options for DHS on STEM OPT Extension Rule
There’s so many unanswered questions. But, can DHS choose to ignore the Federal Court Rule?
That will be a Crazy Twist to this Ruling.
One Immigration Attorney thinks it’s possible. And they (DHS) infact could ignore the court Rule on STEM OPT Extension.
Watch the following video from Immigration Attorney Rajiv Khanna
Interesting view point right?
Until we hear from DHS or ICE or USCIS, we have to wait and see. I getting so many emails from concerned readers with travel plans to graduation plans. And Prospective students are debating if studying in USA would be a attractive proposition if this Rule is Revoked.
As one students says, “12 months OPT is not enough to payback the loans half of the student loan”.
White House Petition requires about 30,000 more signatures to get an official reply on this STEM OPT Rule. Make sure you sign the petitions and share it with your friends to sign the petition as well.
But, I think as for F1 Visa students are concerned, message to DHS is simple.[Tweet "We are highly skilled. We contribute to America’s Growth and Economy. #DHS #FixSTEMOPTRule”]
DHS can ignore or do a notice and comment rule making or appeal. As long as it’s taken care, F1 Visa students will be happy.
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