OPT Amicus Brief Actions

On November 21, 2019, the Presidents’ Alliance, in collaboration with Jenner & Block, filed an amicus brief in support of Optional Practical Training (OPT) in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers V. Department Of Homeland Security et al.The brief was joined by 118 public and private universities and colleges representing all sectors of higher education. The brief and its diverse, wide-ranging list of supporters demonstrated  how colleges, universities, and the economy benefit tremendously from OPT.

For more information on this case, see our press statement, the backgrounder prepared by the Presidents’ Alliance and partners, and NAFSA’s website.


Last updated November 25, 2019.