We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

New USCIS Rule On Student Visas Skirts Laws, Feds Told

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 6:16 PM EDT) -- A new federal policy for calculating how foreign visitors with student or exchange visas lose their authorization to be in the U.S. runs counter to existing laws and regulations and raises due process issues, immigration attorneys and an advocacy group have told U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

By starting the clock immediately after the students’ authorized activity concludes instead of when they are found to be in violation, the new USCIS policy adopted last month conflicts with the Immigration and Nationality Act’s “unambiguous language” of when an individual is...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.