Newsletter - January 2016

Newsletter - January 2016
January 14, 2016

Important: F-1 STEM OPT Extension Update

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Back in October 2015, when the much-anticipated proposed STEM OPT rule was published, it was expected that the government would be able complete its rule making and publish a final rule before the February 12, 2016 deadline. (more)


Immigration Law Group Expands to Las Vegas

Immigration Law Group opened a new office in Las Vegas on January 4, 2016. (more)


EB-5 Program Extended Through September 30, 2016 Without Change

After months of speculation, uncertainty, and a flurry of last-minute proposed changes, Congress extended the EB-5 program through September 30, 2016 without any changes.  (more)


Regulatory Improvements Benefiting Skilled Workers

On December 31, 2015, DHS published a proposed rule to change its regulations related to certain employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa programs.  (more)