Reuters: Court won’t revisit approval of work permits for student visa holders

IRLI In The News

February 2, 2023

By Daniel Weissner

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday declined to reconsider a three-judge panel’s ruling that upheld the Obama-era expansion of a program allowing student visa holders to work in the U.S. after graduating.

The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied review by the full court of the October ruling over the dissent of two Republican-appointed judges, who said the court had ignored a requirement in federal immigration law that visa holders be “bona fide students” to remain in the United States.

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