Law360: Tech Union Asks High Court To Review STEM Work Program

IRLI In The News

May 8, 2023

By Lauren Berg

A union of domestic tech workers has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on its challenge of an Obama-era program allowing foreign STEM graduates to work in the U.S. on student visas after the full D.C. Circuit refused to hear the case.

The D.C. Circuit in February let stand a split, 2-1 panel decision blessing former President Barack Obama’s expansion of the F-1 student visa’s Optional Practical Training program, a move that allows foreign science, technology, engineering and mathematics students to work in the U.S. for up to three years after graduation.

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