New 24-month OPT Extension for STEM Graduates Takes Effect

  International students who have studied STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects for their bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees from U.S. universities and who are completing their 12-month Optional Practical Training (OPT) programs are now eligible for a 24-month STEM OPT extension. Effectiv...

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October 2016 Visa Bulletin Released

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its October 2016 Visa Bulletin for Fiscal Year 2017.  With the October 2017 Visa Bulletin, some categories returned to their “current status.” EB-1 (Priority Workers) is current worldwide as predicted. EB-2 (Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability) India, a...

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