Posts Tagged ‘OPT’

STEM OPT Extension Rule Making Process – 17 to 24 Months

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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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STEM 17 Months OPT Extension – First Employer Not Reported

I received following question from a reader about his 17 months STEM OPT Extension on Feb 6, 2013. I figured, this STEM OPT Extension experience will help others, if you haven’t reported your first employment to your school DSO. Update 1 ( Feb 6, 2013) As my initial OPT completes on May 2013 I applied…

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OPT Eligibility After Using Part-Time CPT for 12+ Months

Question from Naveed on using CPT for over 12 months and eligibility for OPT. I have a query regarding part time CPT. Am a PhD candiadate and am doing my reserach in collaboration with a company. I will be using part time CPT to work at the company for Fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters…

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5 Types of F1 Visa Jobs for International Students to Work

Can work on F1 Visa? What options are there for F1 students to work part-time? What about job options after after graduation? F1 Visa students in USA have several options to work in USA while attending school or right after graduation. F1 Visa Jobs Students on F1 Visa can work in one of the following…

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STEM OPT FAQ’s and Rules

Here’s STEM OPT FAQ’s from USCIS website. This is MUST read for any F1 students who will apply for OPT and eligible for STEM Extension. What is optional practical training? Optional Practical Training (OPT) is temporary employment that is directly related to an F-1 student’s major  area of study.  Under existing rules, an F-1 student…

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