Monthly Archives: January 2016

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STEM OPT Program extended in current form through May 10th, 2016

On January 23rd, 2016 the United States District Court for the District of Columbia extended through May 10th, 2016 the current STEM OPT program. This means that F-1 students can continue to work pursuant to valid STEM OPT documents and can continue to apply for the 17-month STEM OPT extension until May 10th, 2016, […]

By | 2016-01-25T16:40:58+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Categories: Court Decision, F-1|Comments Off on STEM OPT Program extended in current form through May 10th, 2016

Conrad 30 J-1 Waiver Applications – Some States Continue to Have Openings

As reported by SPS Immigration on December 18, 2015,¬†after substantial negotiations Congress ultimately reauthorized the Conrad 30 J-1 Waiver program (Conrad 30) in the Omnibus budget bill that passed at the end of 2015. The Conrad program allows U.S-trained foreign national physicians to obtain a waiver of the requirement that they return […]

By | 2016-04-12T16:00:22+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Categories: J-1 waiver|Comments Off on Conrad 30 J-1 Waiver Applications – Some States Continue to Have Openings