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USCIS Reminds Students of Automatic Termination of OPT in Certain Circumstances

USCIS has published notice reminding F-1 students on Optional Practical Training (OPT) that transferring to another school or beginning another educational level automatically terminates their OPT and the associated employment authorization document (EAD). Students in F-1 status will not otherwise be affected as long as they comply with all requirements for maintaining student status. This includes not working with a terminated EAD.


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