Reuters: D.C. Circ. panel mulls tech group’s standing in student visa lawsuit

IRLI In The News

November 4, 2021

By Daniel Wiessner

Judges on a U.S. appeals court appeared torn on Wednesday over whether a group representing American tech workers had standing to challenge an Obama-era policy allowing international students with science and technology degrees to work in the U.S. after graduating.

John Miano of the Immigration Reform Law Institute, who represents the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers (WashTech), spent most of his oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit addressing the three judges’ questions about whether the group’s members were competing directly for jobs with foreign workers.

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