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March 15 2023

Clarification on H-1B Layoffs

The USCIS has finally provided some clarification about its policy on maintaining H-1B status for those who are laid-off/terminated. The rules provide that one has a grace period of up to 60 days in H-1B status after a layoff or other “cessation of employment.” While one is in the grace...

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March 7 2023

Foreign Students Can Now Have Work Permits Expedited

A student on an F-1 visa may now file an expedite request for the following workpermits:Pre-completion OPTPost completion OPT24-month STEM extensionThis expedite procedure is only available for already-pending I-765 applications untilApril 3, when the expedite rule will be expanded to also apply to new I-765 applications.The expedite request (Form I-907)...

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