OPT Amicus Brief and Communications Toolkit
On November 21, 2019, the Presidents' Alliance, in collaboration with Jenner & Block, filed an amicus brief in support of Optional Practical Training (OPT) in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers V. Department Of Homeland Security et al. For more information on this case, see the backgrounder prepared by the Presidents’ Alliance and partners and NAFSA’s website.
On November 25, 2019 at 10am est, the Presidents' Alliance and partners will officially publicize the filing of the amicus brief through a press statement, social media, and other communications materials.
Please note that we respectfully request institutions to embargo public information regarding your institution’s joining of the amicus brief until the November 25, 2019 date.
Below, we provide links for partners to download the latest draft of the brief and a communications toolkit containing sample statements, social media, op-eds, and campus messages to publicize an institution's participation in the brief.
- OPT Higher Education Institution Amicus Brief (November 21, 2019)
- List of Institutional Amici (November 25, 2019)
- Communications Toolkit (November 22, 2019)
Last updated November 25, 2019.