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21 House Republicans penned a letter supporting a work program for graduate students

21 Republicans in the House of Representatives sent a letter this week to DHS and the Secretary of State. In that letter, they argued that Optional Practical Training (OPT) should stay “fully intact” so that the U.S. continues to be “an attractive destination for international students.” Optional Practical Training, which has been a particular target of the Trump administration, allows graduate students to work and get practical training in the U.S. after graduation.

21 House Republicans penned a letter supporting a work program for graduate students

21 Republicans in the House of Representatives sent a letter this week to DHS and the Secretary of State. In that letter, they argued that Optional Practical Training (OPT) should stay “fully intact” so that the U.S. continues to be “an attractive destination for international students.” Optional Practical Training, which has been a particular target of the Trump administration, allows graduate students to work and get practical training in the U.S. after graduation.

USCIS Automatic Termination of OPT for F-1 Students If They Transfer to Different School or Begin Study at Another Educational Level

USCIS reminded F-1 students on Optional Practical Training (OPT) that transferring to another school or beginning study at another educational level automatically terminates their OPT, as well as their corresponding employment authorization document (EAD). USCIS will begin to enter the EAD termination date into its newly updated systems after receiving the information from ICE’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).1:46 AM

F-1 OPT can allow you to run your own company

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