Syria TPS: Correction; Employment Authorization for F-1 Students

Correction: "In notice document 2012–7498 appearing on pages 19026 through 19030 in the issue of Thursday, March 29, 2012, make the following corrections: 1. On page 19026, third column, in the DATES section, in the last sentence, ‘‘September 30, 2013’’ should read ‘‘September 25, 2012.’’ 2. On page 19029, in the first column, the fourth line from the top, ‘‘September 30, 2013’’ should read ‘‘September 25, 2012.’’ - Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 3, 2012.

Employment Authorization for F-1 Students: "This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has suspended certain regulatory requirements for F–1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March 2011. The Secretary has determined that a suspension of certain regulatory requirements for Syrian citizens who are F–1 nonimmigrant students is warranted because it will provide relief to these F–1 students so they may obtain employment authorization, work an increased number of hours while school is in session, and reduce their course load while continuing to maintain their F–1 student status. F–1 students who are granted employment authorization by means of this notice will be deemed to be engaged in a ‘‘full course of study’’ for the duration of their employment authorization, provided that they satisfy the minimum course load requirement described in this notice. DATES: This notice is effective April 3, 2012 and will remain in effect until October 3, 2013." - Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 3, 2012.