Category Archives: HR Guidance

Employers and OPT-Employees

Optional Practical Training (“OPT”) is a temporary permission granted by the USCIS to F-1 students to enable them to gain experience in the U.S. related to the program of studies from which they have graduated.[1] OPT enables employers to “test-drive” bright new professionals with relatively little “immigration pain.” Because it is so easy, employers sometimes […]