On Apr 04 2011 by Klasko Immigration

USCIS Issues FAQ on Extension of OPT and F-1 Status under the H-1B Cap-Gap Regulations

USCIS issued an FAQ today that discusses the automatic extension of post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) and F-1 status in the U.S. for students with pending or approved H-1B petitions for an employment start date of 10/1/11, under the Fiscal Year 2012 H-1B cap.