Union Fights Gov't Bid For More Time In Student Work Suit

By Allissa Wickham (January 12, 2016, 6:51 PM EST) -- A technology workers union asked a D.C. federal court Monday not to give the Department of Homeland Security more time to revise a rejected regulation allowing some foreign students to work in the U.S. longer than others.

The Washington Alliance of Technology Workers urged the court to deny Homeland Security's bid to extend the stay on the court's axing of the 2008 rule, which increased the optional practical training period by 17 months for students with certain degrees in the technology sphere. The OPT program allows people with F-1 visa status to work during or after their studies at a U.S. school....

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