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Work Visa Options for Graduating F-1 and M-1 International Students

With graduation season just around the corner, it’s time to look at visa options for graduating international students. If you are in the United States on an F-1 or M-1 visa from a SEVIS school, you should be eligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT allows F-1 or M-1 graduates to work in the United […]

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Logistical Considerations for F-1 Students and Optional Practical Training (OPT)

  There are several deadlines to consider in handling an OPT application: Pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 214.2(f)(11)(i)(B)(2) “[f]or post-completion OPT, the student must properly file his or her Form I-765 up to 90 days prior to his or her program end-date and no later than 60 days after his or her program end-date. The […]

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