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  • The House Passes a Bill to Increase STEM Immigrant Flow to the U.S.

    On February 4th, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the America COMPLETES Act which is a legislative attempt to increase the flow of STEM field immigrants to the U.S. The Bill was passed with the votes swaying 222 for and 210 against. The content of the Bill has several provisions, mainly boosting STEM industries […]
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  • Biden Administration Announces New Policies to Attract STEM Talent to Work in the U.S.

    U.S. immigration agencies and the Biden Administration are working together to provide new guidance, policies, and incentives to attract and retain STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) degree holders to bolster the U.S. workforce. These goals are consistent with President Biden’s goal of removing barriers to legal immigration as evidenced by Executive Order 14012, Restoring […]
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  • F-1 Students Seeking Optional Practical Training Can Now File Form I-765 Online

    On March 12, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that F-1 students seeking optional practical training (OPT) can now file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, online if they are filing under one of these categories: (c)(3)(A) – Pre-Completion OPT; (c)(3)(B) – Post-Completion OPT; and (c)(3)(C) – 24-Month Extension of OPT for science, […]
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