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Advance Copy of ICE Notice: Employment Authorization for Syrian F-1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of Civil Unrest in Syria Since March 2011

"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...

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...

Exporting Our 'Secret Sauce'

"While we educate the best talent from the four corners of the world, we have forgotten to keep the pick of the litter in the United States to develop economic prosperity and instead have contributed to the purge of technical talent back to where it came from by holding back work visas...

Keeping the Dream Alive: Undocumented Students Eye Uncertain Future, as Federal Reform Stalls

OKLAHOMA CITY: "Marcos dreams of being an architect. Maria wants to be a child psychologist and a teacher. Julia isn’t sure what type of career she would pursue, but she loves writing and has already written a play. The three are high-school students at Santa Fe South School in Oklahoma...

Law Profs to Obama: You Have Authority to Help DREAMers

"This week student leaders presented White House officials with a letter signed by more than 90 immigration law professors who argued that the president has “clear executive authority” to halt deportations of illegal immigrants who might benefit from the student legislation. The...

Student worker visas draw complaints

"Almost 17,000 college students from around the world worked in seasonal jobs in New England last year, and in doing so, have become the latest flashpoint in the battle over foreign workers and American jobs. With the economy still struggling and teen unemployment at record levels, supporters...

Napolitano: Deferred Action for DREAMers

Text of June 15, 2012 DHS Press Release , with link to implementing memo : "Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced that effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children , do not present a risk to national security...

Obama's New Immigration Policy: Disappointment Is in the Details

"Within the niche where I reside, most of my friends and colleagues are supporters of President Obama. He is one of us: a former law professor, a liberal, and—a point of pride for many of us—a person of color who has navigated his way in the whitest of worlds. But among those of us who...

USCIS to Propose SSN/DL Solution for F/M Students on 14 Sept 2012

"The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Programs are aware of current difficulties that some F and M students have when applying for public benefit such as a Social Security number...

Advance Copy of DHS / ICE Notice: EAD Extension for Certain Haitian F-1 Students

"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 Haiti and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. This notice...

International Students Boost State Economies by $21.81 Billion

"Each November, NAFSA issues a report – including detailed state-by-state analysis – on the economic benefits of spending by international students and their dependents to the U.S. economy. The latest analysis shows that, during the 2011-2012 academic year, international students and...

Advance Copy of ICE Notice: Extension of Employment Authorization for Certain Syrian F-1 Students

"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...

ICE Notice: Extension of Employment Authorization for Syrian F–1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of Civil Unrest in Syria Since March 2011

"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...

Miami Law Clinic Students Win Landmark Immigration Case

"Students in Miami Law's Immigration Clinic obtained a landmark decision terminating immigration court proceedings against their client because of illegal conduct by Hollywood police. The decision may be the first to recognize that Constitutional violations by local police can warrant the exclusion...

Advance Copy of TPS Extension for Haiti; EADs for Certain Students

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from July 23, 2014 through January 22, 2016." - FR Doc. 2014-04593 Filed 02...

Extension of TPS for Haiti

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from July 23, 2014 through January 22, 2016." - Federal Register / Vol. 79,...

OFAC General License G Affects Iranian Students

"Today, the Office of Foreign Assets Control issued Iran General License G authorizing accredited U.S. academic institutions to establish and operate undergraduate and graduate academic exchange agreements with Iranian universities, including the provision of scholarships to participating Iranian...

DHS Report on International Students Studying in USA

" The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), released “SEVIS by the Numbers,” a quarterly report of international students studying in the United States, Wednesday. The report...

NC Law Students Use Spring Break to Assist Refugee Moms, Kids in Texas Immigration Lockup

"Several Elon University School of Law students are traveling to the San Antonio area to Karnes Detention Center, which houses women and children fleeing violence in their home countries. They have come seeking asylum in the United States, and have limited access to legal representation, which mostly...

Is the UMass Amherst Ban on Iranian Science Students Overkill?

"A new policy stating that the University of Massachusetts at Amherst will no longer admit students from Iran to certain engineering- and science-related programs has attracted criticism and stirred questions about the extent of universities’ obligations under U.S. sanctions law. In a policy...

UMass Reverses Policy Barring Iranian Students

"The University of Massachusetts Amherst on Wednesday backed away from its policy barring Iranians from graduate engineering programs, just days after its aggressive new response to US sanctions sparked a groundswell of protests from students and faculty. After consulting with the US State Department...

UC Davis Law Students Help Detained Refugee Moms, Kids During Break

"Students in the UC Davis School of Law Humanitarian Aid Legal Organization (HALO) traveled to San Antonio, Texas during spring break to provide support and assistance for immigrant women and children detained in the Karnes County Residential Center. Fourteen King Hall students worked with the immigration...

Advance COPY of ICE Notice Providing Relief to Certain Nepali F-1 Students

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/09/2015 - Employment Authorization for Nepali F-1 Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of the April 25, 2015 Earthquake in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal "This notice announces that...

DHS Notice: EADs for Certain Nepali Students

Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 216 / Monday, November 9, 2015 - "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 the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal ...

Geoffrey Hoffman on Unpub. BIA Victory for Cornell Law Students

Geoffrey Hoffman, Feb. 2, 2016 - "The three interlocutory appeals of denials of law student appearances filed on behalf of Cornell Law School ’s clinical programs were successfully granted by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). I would like to take a moment to pause and reflect on this...