New rules on STEM OPT went into effect on May 10, 2016. What is OPT? What qualifies as a STEM field? What are the new rules? This FAQ from USAIE answers those questions and more.
New STEM OPT extension rules went into effect on May 10, 2016. Certain F-1 student visa holders in the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math fields can now receive up to 24 months of work authorization after graduation — but may need to take quick action in order to remain eligible. To help students and employers understand the new Read more about FAQ on the new STEM OPT rules[…]
Babson College, a leader in assisting international entrepreneurs, has published this very useful guide on their website. It helps F-1 & J-1 visa holders understand what types of entrepreneurial activities they can perform while in the US on a student visa.
The Insightful Immigration Blog discusses how the imperfect U.S. immigration system (specifically, the F-1 STEM OPT program) prevents immigrant students from launching start-ups in and after college. Read the article here.
Slides from an October 30, 2013 Powerpoint presentation given at the NAFSA Region X conference. Covers issues such as volunteering, soliciting money online, starting a company, and more.