F-1 students generally can have Optional Practical Training (OPT) up to 12 months. The OPT must be completed within 14 months of the student’s graduation. However, there are exceptions. Some F-1 students may be eligible for an additional 17 months of OPT following the initial 12-month period extension if the student majoring in one of […]
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The optional practical training (OPT) is important to undergraduate and graduate students with F-1 status that are permitted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work on a student visa in their field of studies. F-1 students are usually permitted a total of 12 months of practical training, and some students with […]
The Department of States reported that their Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Office is discontinuing the use of public inquiry e-mail box for student and exchange visitor queries (email@example.com). The e-mail address was designed for international students to send inquiries of their questions.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently clarified eligibility requirements for a 17-month extension of post-completion optional practical training (OPT) for F-1 students who are to accomplish STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) degrees.
Overview Section 625 of Public Law 104-208 places limitations and requirements related to foreign (F-1) students attending public secondary/high schools (grades nine through twelve), under the law. Student F-1 visas cannot be issued to students seeking to enter the United States in order to attend a public primary/elementary school or a publicly funded adult education […]