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Two Issues to Consider for Your Comment on the H-1B Modernization Proposed Rule


Two Issues to Consider for Your Comment on the H-1B Modernization Proposed Rule

On October 23, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security published a notice of proposed rulemaking to modernize certain aspects of the H-1B program. Comments are due on December 22, 2023.

While the proposed rule includes a broad range of changes on which the Presidents’ Alliance, Niskanen Center, and others will be commenting, there are two issues that would benefit greatly from direct institutional input and examples.  This is a timely and much-needed opportunity for colleges and universities to inject important context into the conversation surrounding the definition and criteria of specialty occupations and their connections to students’ degrees and courses of study. If your campus is considering submitting a public comment, we wanted to bring two specific issues to your attention. Universities_ Proposed H-1B Rule

Read the full brief here.