Our Videos

FAQ / Is there additional post-completion OPT available to students working in the high-tech industry?


* F-1 students who receive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees included on the STEM Designated Degree Program List, are employed by employers enrolled in E-Verify, and who have received an initial grant of post-completion OPT related to such a degree, may apply for a 17-month extension.
* This extension of the OPT period for STEM degree holders gives U.S. employers two chances to recruit these highly desirable graduates through the H-1B process, as the extension is long enough to allow for H-1B petitions to be filed in two successive fiscal years.


 




Testimonials

AnnaMaria Realbuto
Thank you for all your assistance and efficiency...
Read More »
Kateryna Melnychenko
Thanks a lot Anton!...
Read More »
Rani Payne
Thank you so much! Iím sure I will be in touch again with something else that will need to be apost...
Read More »
Serge Bauer Law
Thank you again for your help with this case!...
Read More »



FAQ

If a student was not in an authorized period of OPT on the eligibility date, can the student work during the cap gap extension?
Read More »
Why does Hispanic Heritage Month begin September 15?
Read More »
What if the post-completion OPT expired before April 1? It appears that F-1 status would be extended, but would OPT also be extended?
Read More »
Q. What is Proof of service via the diplomatic channel under Section 1608(a)(4)?
Read More »






News

March 4, 24
Death Certificate Confirms Alabama Inmate's Death Ruled Homicide
Read More »
February 23, 24
Navalnyís death certificate reportedly states natural causes
Read More »
February 19, 24
Birth Certificate Woes: DC Family's Struggle Highlights Home Birth Challenges
Read More »
February 14, 24
Coroner Charged with Theft and Fraud, Faces Removal Amidst Controversy Over Death Certificates
Read More »