COVID-19 Crisis and the Impact on International Populations in Higher Education and Beyond - Shared screen with speaker view
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Good morning, everyone! Thank you for joining our COVID-19 briefing today. You can find the Google Drive with the slides from today’s presentation and speaker notes here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18E7osk_Z3KfOfxQevaB9n1S1JfPMviIv?usp=sharing
If you have any technical issues, please message me directly, and I’ll do my best to help you out!
We are currently recording the webinar and will email a link to the recording to all attendees after the briefing.
In case you missed it, here is the link to the Google Drive with resources from today’s briefing: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TboCLGpe9Vd6JjTMZ40itAT9FtP5Ql3A/view?usp=sharing
You can follow along with Dan’s talking points here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TboCLGpe9Vd6JjTMZ40itAT9FtP5Ql3A/view?usp=sharing
Here is the corrected link to the drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18E7osk_Z3KfOfxQevaB9n1S1JfPMviIv?usp=sharing
The slides are already available in the Google Drive.
You can follow along with Kristie’s talking points here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1knwKIreiRvv1gnIBcfecJiYc9VJ2GxjP/view?usp=sharing
You can find more information about OPT in our new resource here: https://www.presidentsimmigrationalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Optional-Tractical-Training-OPT-Resources-05.12.pdf
Kristie: Please send us a link to your research on the positive economic impact of OPT. Steve Yale-Loehr
You can follow along with Jose’s talking points here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1D14eC1ahW4PRkQJ0E6UoMN7E1r6wDyhN/view?usp=sharing
The link to the data that Kristie was discussing is contained in our new OPT resource: https://www.presidentsimmigrationalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Optional-Tractical-Training-OPT-Resources-05.12.pdf
The link to the study is also in the document.
You can find the resources that Jose is discussing at our directory here: https://www.presidentsimmigrationalliance.org/2020/05/11/directory-of-presidents-alliance-advocacy-for-international-students-during-covid-19/
Do you expect continuous guidance regarding remote participation and the ability to maintain F-1 statuses for continuing students who left the U.S. during the pandemic?
Q: Drew Gephart: When is the deadline or suggested date to provide/send Letter to Congressional Delegations with Recommendations for Visa Processing and OPT?A: Jose: We would suggest you send as soon as possible as the review at DHS/DOS and the White House are occurring now. An aspirational date would likely be something next week, definitely before the 22nd of May, which is when the review period by the Presidential Proclamation ends.
You can find the letters that the ASU President sent on OPT here: https://www.presidentsimmigrationalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/ASU-President-Letter-Re-OPT-to-CEOs.pdfhttps://www.presidentsimmigrationalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Lesko-043020-International-Students.pdf
Please remember that you can submit your questions through the Q&A as well!
All of the links that I’ve shared are contained within the Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18E7osk_Z3KfOfxQevaB9n1S1JfPMviIv?usp=sharing
Like Jose said, I will also distribute this link with the recording of the briefing afterwards.
Thank you to Cheryl Delk-Le Good for sharing this link, which helps you find who your local trade specialist is: https://www.trade.gov/let-our-experts-help-0
Is there a place where I can access the presentation slides from today’s webinar, please? I had an internet connection issue. thank you
You can find the slides, speaker notes, and resources from today’s briefing here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18E7osk_Z3KfOfxQevaB9n1S1JfPMviIv?usp=sharing
Thank you all!
Thank you all so much for joining us today. We will send out an email with the recording of today’s briefing. Once again, you can find the slides and resources from today’s briefing here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/18E7osk_Z3KfOfxQevaB9n1S1JfPMviIv?usp=sharing
The corrected OPT resource document link is here: https://www.presidentsimmigrationalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Optional-Tractical-Training-OPT-Resources-05.12.pdf
The corrected link is contained within the COVID19 Higher Ed Immigration Resource Advocacy List: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bXoQ_8MUvshQUHzZ_VCVUsqmL3W2B9Y91UH7A9GMQvg/edit?usp=sharing
Thank you !