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DHS extends employment authorization for Nepali F-1 nonimmigrant students for one year

  1. Original Date Announced

    June 28, 2018

    DHS announces a one-year extension of work authorization for Nepali F-1 nonimmigrant students experiencing severe economic hardship relating to the April 25, 2015 earthquake. The policy suspends certain regulatory requirements, allowing Nepali students to work an increased number of hours while school is in session, provided they maintain a full courseload. [ID #725]

    Federal Register Notice: Extension of Employment Authorization for Nepali F–1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship Relating to the April 25, 2015 Earthquake in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
  2. Effective Date

    June 28, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Pre Trump-Era Policies


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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