Why can’t ISSO hold regular telephone hours like many peer institutions? What is Columbia’s Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) doing at the government level to advocate for international students and scholars? Why have both ISSO and GCA declined
GWC and the national UAW argued for enhancements to the OPT program in public comments submitted to the Department of Homeland Security yesterday. Thanks to many of you participating in our OPT Information Session and Q&A in September and filling
As you may have already heard, the Department of Homeland Security has submitted a new, revised rule regarding the STEM extension for Optional Practical Training. If approved the new rule would expand one of the few options for international students
Thanks for joining us at the OPT STEM extension information session hosted on September 18th by the Graduate Workers of Columbia, the union for research and teaching assistants at Columbia, and co-sponsored by the Indian Students Association at Columbia and
Have you heard about possible restrictions on the rights of international student workers to work in the United States after graduation? Access to Optional Practical Training (OPT) for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) grad workers is potentially in jeopardy.