DHS Looks To Keep OPT Rule Alive For 3 More Months

Law360, New York (December 23, 2015, 9:42 PM ET) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security asked a Washington, D.C., federal court on Tuesday to prolong its stay of an order axing an optional practical training extension for certain student visa holders, saying the agency needs more time to review the over 50,500 comments received on its replacement rule.

DHS asked the court to extend the stay of a decision that vacated the rule until May 10, which would give the agency roughly three more months to examine comments, as the stay is currently set to…

Source: Law360