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Supreme Courts Rejects Expedited Review of DACA Case

On Feb. 26, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the Department of Justice’s petition for writ of certiorari in a Ninth Circuit DACA Case. The Court took the unusual step of encouraging the federal court to act stating “It is assumed the Court of Appeals will proceed expeditiously to decide the case.” This action means that … Continue Reading

WashTech Opposes DHS’s Request for Additional Time to Finalize STEM OPT Rule

The Washington Alliance of Technology Workers (WashTech) filed a response on Jan. 11, 2016, in opposition to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) request to extend the deadline to implement the STEM OPT rule from Feb. 12, 2016, to May 10, 2016. DHS requested additional time to finalize the STEM OPT interim rule  after receiving more than … Continue Reading