Tag Archives: STEM OPT

Sen. Cruz, Others Propose Immigration Reforms that Take Aim at Businesses

Immigration issues in the presidential election have focused primarily on pathways to citizenship, border enforcement, and terrorism concerns, but a recently proposed bill entitled the “American Jobs First Act” by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, and ...

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DHS’s Proposed STEM OPT Regulation Sent to OMB for Approval

Employers who rely on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) students to fill technical positions got some good news this past week.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sent its proposed regulation on the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) program ...

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