Tag: International Students

Proposal in the Pipeline Would Harm Economy, Education, and States

Jun 9, 2020

The president hasn’t had a good news cycle for a few months now, so it’s no surprise that he may be returning to the nationalist bread and butter that united his base voters in 2016. Immigration lawye...

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Getting the NAFSA National Feeling without NAFSA National

May 26, 2020

The week of Memorial Day usually marks one of my favorite events—the Association of International Educators (NAFSA) annual conference. Sometimes I am lucky enough to present at this incredibly v...

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Good News in an FAQ from DHS on OPT

May 13, 2020

You know you’re an immigration lawyer when an FAQ from the Department of Homeland Security regarding F-1 student and OPT issues during COVID-19 makes you happy. True, we may be punchy from all th...

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Employers, Administrators Need to Prepare for Site Visits

Jan 22, 2020

“Compliance” isn’t a dirty word, even if it makes employers and administrators nervous. As immigration lawyers who work with employers and institutions of higher learning, we help companies put proces...

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Looking Ahead to 2020 in Immigration

Jan 7, 2020

When people look into the crystal ball to see the future of immigration in 2020, they don’t see anything pretty. The president has found that his core constituency responds well to anti-immigrant rhet...

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Good Reception at NAFSA

Jul 26, 2019

Shopping for school supplies got me thinking about the upcoming school year, which in turn got me thinking about the importance of NAFSA —the Association of International Educator—to inter...

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F-1 Students and “Cap-Gap”

Oct 4, 2018

Recently, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services posted a reminder to F-1 students: F-1 students who have an H-1B petition that remains pending on Oct. 1, 2018, risk accruing unla...

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Basics for International Students in University

Aug 27, 2018

Recently, we wrote about changes to F, J, and M visas aimed at preventing international students from overstaying the duration allotted. Kathleen spoke on some of these issues and more two weeks ago a...

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Rule Changes for International Students Are Now in Effect

Aug 17, 2018

On August 9, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implemented a new rule that imposes stiffer penalties on international students who violate the terms of their visas. Those on F...

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Decline in International Student Enrollment Has Many Causes

Aug 14, 2018

The drama connected to zero tolerance, family separation, and asylum seekers crossing America’s southern border has rightly attracted a lot of the attention paid to immigration-related issue...

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