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Immigration Law

Extension of Employment Authorization for Certain Syrian F-1 Students

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 51 / Thursday, March 15, 2018 - "This notice informs the public of the extension of an earlier notice, which suspended certain 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. This notice extends the effective date of that notice. The extension of the suspension applies to such students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who lawfully obtained F–1 nonimmigrant student status by September 9, 2016. DATES: This notice is effective March 15, 2018 and will remain in effect until September 30, 2019."