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NAFSA: 118 Colleges and Universities File 'Friend of Court' Brief to Protest Potential Rollback of Optional Practical Training

Nov 26, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The NAFSA - Association of International Educators issued the following news release:

This past Friday, 118 public and private universities and colleges filed an amicus brief in the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers Union vs. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Washtech) litigation to defend the long-standing immigration program known as Optional Practical Training and its more recent expansion, STEM OPT (collectively "OPT"). "Experiential learning, such as OPT, is now and has lo...