Defending Optional Practical Training (OPT): Talking Points and Data

The Trump administration is considering measures to pause or end the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for the F-1 Student Visa. The United States cannot afford to make such a consequential policy change. Our nation needs to attract the best minds to help get the U.S. economy back up and running. We need to have the next innovation and ground-breaking research happen in the U.S. Foreign students benefit not only our colleges and universities and American students, but also our businesses and the wider economy.

Defending Optional Practical Training (OPT): Talking Points and Data