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USCIS Appears to Question Immediate F-1 CPT Validity for Second Degree Students

Our office has been seeing cases and reports that USCIS is changing their approach and starts to question the validity of F-1 CPT work authorization especially in cases where the F-1 foreign student has used more than 12 months of combined CPT and OPT at the same degree level.  

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Day 1 CPT RFEs and Multiple Same Level Education CPT RFEs

Day 1 CPT RFEs and Multiple Same Level Education CPT RFEs

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CPT issues and other F1 coming issues etc

CPT issues and other F1 coming issues etc

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EDITORIAL: Support International Students and Reinstate CPT

Last spring, the Cornell economics department decided to discontinue access to Curricular Practical Training work authorization for international students in the major. This decision will force international students to get Optional Practical Training visas in order to pursue summer internships and independent studies.

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Students Criticize Economics Department’s Removal of Curricular Practical Training

In the first policy change of its kind, Cornell’s economics department has decided to discontinue access to Curricular Practical Training work authorization for international students in the major, prompting confusion and backlash.

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Top Mistakes to avoid while working on CPT

Top Mistakes to avoid while working on CPT

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Be Careful if you are using CPT! H4 EAD

During the time when H4 did not have an EAD

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Universities that offer CPT in this fashion might not be a good choice

I believe this news is worth sharing and let this community know that universities that offer CPT in this fashion might not be a good choice.

DesiOPT.com thanks the alumni for sharing this news

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