Law360: Feds Say Foreign Student Work Permits Don’t Harm US Jobs

IRLI In The News

June 15, 2021

By Jennifer Doherty

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has urged the D.C. Circuit to toss the latest appeal from a technology workers union aiming to restrict work permits for foreign students, saying there was no evidence they compete for jobs.

According to DHS and the other federal agencies defending the Optional Practical Training, or OPT program, the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers failed to show that any members of the union were suffering or were likely to suffer professional harm because of the program’s current regulations.

Read the full story at Law360

Get Connected

Sign up for our email newsletter to stay up to date with immigration reform in the United States.

Attorneys United for a Secure America (AUSA) is a non-partisan affiliation of talented attorneys dedicated to pursuing cases that serve the national interest when it comes to immigration law.

If you are interested in joining the network, visit the AUSA website.