DHS Slams ‘Cookie-Cutter’ Claims In Latest OPT Case

Law360, New York (August 29, 2016, 4:22 PM ET) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged a D.C. federal judge on Friday to toss a technology union’s latest suit challenging a revised foreign student work rule, saying the new claims still don’t hold up.

The agency argued that the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers lacks standing and is unable to conclude any alleged injury was caused by the 2016 regulation — which went into effect in May and allows certain F-1 foreign students with degrees in science, technology engineering or math from U.S. schools to extend their initial 12-month…

Source: Law360