In a January 26, 2021, letter to David Pekoske, Acting Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NACE, along with the American Council on Education and more than 50 other higher education associations in the Washington Higher Education Secretariat (WHES), expressed concerns about delays in Optional Practical Training (OPT) work authorizations. The delays mean that international students and graduates could miss employment start dates and fall out of status due to the delays. The letter provided recommendations for ameliorating the issues arising from the delays.
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Posted February 2, 2021