Weaver Schlenger Webinar: What You Should Know About STEM OPT
Friday, July 24th, 2020
9:00 to 10:00 am PT
With more than half of all students in US STEM graduate programs holding F-1 visas, the chances are high that you will employ someone eligible for STEM OPT status.
Do you know what the employer responsibilities are, and how you can stay in compliance with US immigration requirements? How likely is it that the current Administration will eliminate STEM OPT?
Join Weaver Schlenger in our free webinar about the current Administration's plans for STEM OPT and an overview of employers' current obligations when hiring STEM OPT candidates.
Learn about curricular practical training (CPT), optional practical training (OPT) and the 24 month STEM OPT for E-Verify employers.
We will cover:
- The difference between CPT, OPT and STEM OPT
- Requirements for the 24 month STEM OPT extension
- Employer obligations during the 24 month STEM OPT period
- If the employer can start green card sponsorship while the employee holds F-1 status
- Available employer resources
- COVID-19 Challenges
This webinar is geared toward in-house lawyers and professionals in human resources, recruiting and staffing, who are responsible for the immigration function within their organizations.
This program has been approved for 1 (General) recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
This program has also been approved for CA MCLE credit (1 hour) by the State Bar of California. If you require CA MCLE credit, please email your state bar # to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 24th, 2020.