Tech Union Fires Back At DHS Over Standing In F-1 Visa Row

By Allissa Wickham (May 4, 2015, 8:53 PM EDT) -- The technology workers union challenging the expansion of the "optional practical training" program for certain F-1 visa students blasted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Sunday, saying the recent D.C. Circuit decision that purportedly shows the union lacks standing is irrelevant.

The Washington Alliance of Technology Workers tore into the DHS' claim that a new decision issued by the D.C. Circuit regarding greenhouse gas emissions — in Delta Construction Co. Inc. v. Environmental Protection Agency — bolsters the agency's argument that the union doesn't have "zone of interest" standing.

"The Washington Alliance of Technology Workers fails to see any relevance,"...

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