New Rule on OPT STEM Extension

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OPT Extension For F-1 STEM Students On March 9, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its final rule regarding Optional Practical Training (OPT)¬†extension for F-1 students with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) degree. The OPT Requirements: The OPT must be directly related to the course of study; STEM degree must be from […]

H1B for Nurses

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H1B Visa Options For Nurses Most registered nurse occupations do not qualify as a specialty occupation for H1B purposes. However if the position requires specialty skill, it can be considered a specialty occupation. Advance Practice Registered Nurse positions are considered specialty occupation. The worker must qualify for the position. H1B Specialty Occupation In 2015, United […]