Newsletter Archive

3/14/2016

NEW STEM OPT EXTENSION RULE TO BE EFFECTIVE MAY10th 2016

On March 11, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the final rule on STEM Optional Practical Training (STEM OPT) which pertains to work authorization for certain students with degrees in certain Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields of study. The new rule will take effect on May 10, 2016. This long-awaited rule makes sweeping changes to the current STEM OPT process… Read More


2/22/2016

We, at Nair Law Group, would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the fast approaching April 1st deadline for brand new H-1B filings.

Employers planning to hire new employees in H-1B status in the 2017 fiscal year (FY) may begin filing cases with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) starting April 1, 2016. While April 1st may seem far away, prudent employers should plan ahead by assessing their employment needs for FY 2017 and start preparing for… Read More