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In 2008, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published an Interim Final Rule to extend the period of F-1 post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) from 12 months to 29 months for graduates with degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). On August 12, 2015, the U.S. District Court […]

A federal circuit court on Tuesday threw out a state lawsuit against the Obama administration over its executive actions on immigration. No, not that lawsuit. The Obama administration’s 2014 executive actions on immigration — which would allow millions of unauthorized immigrants to apply for protection from deportation and work permits — […]

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against an Obama administration program delaying deportations of certain illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. The unanimous opinion from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals comes as a separate case on whether President Obama’s expanded […]