151 US institutions sign support for OPT program

More than 150 US colleges and universities have put their weight behind an amicus brief in support of Optional Practical Training opportunities for international graduates in the country.

The amicus brief, being led by Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and NAFSA, details the benefits OPT in addition to describing the substantial costs “stakeholders will bear if WashTech prevails in this appeal”.

The amicus brief argues that the program directly benefits higher education and the US economy, as well as provides experiential learning which is a “crucial component” of US education.

Read the full article from The Pie News here.