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Eli Kantor is a labor, employment and immigration law attorney. He has been practicing labor, employment and immigration law for more than 36 years. He has been featured in articles about labor, employment and immigration law in the L.A. Times, Business Week.com and Daily Variety. He is a regular columnist for the Daily Journal. Telephone (310)274-8216; eli@elikantorlaw.com. For more information, visit beverlyhillsimmigrationlaw.com and and beverlyhillsemploymentlaw.com


Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Anti-Immigrant Groups file suit to Block Extension of OPT

A coalition of anti-immigrant groups filed suit to block the implementation of a recent Bush administration regulation that extends the period of OPT, occupational practical training, from 12 months to 29 months, for certain college graduates in computers, math and engineering. They are contending that the administration lacked the power to implement this regulation, and that this is really just an "end-run" around the 65,000 H-1B visa cap, which has been exhausted.

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