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Rapid Response Briefing: Proposed Rule to End Duration of Status for International Students and Exchange Visitors - Shared screen with speaker view
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
19:59
Hello, everyone! Welcome to our rapid response briefing on Proposed Rule to End Duration of Status for International Students and Exchange Visitors, co-hosted by the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and World Education Services. Today’s webinar is being recorded and will be distributed afterward. You can find resources from today’s webinar here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16C2UnKfNU0Ib3C5Ug6gIXzKE1Uy4oYM8?usp=sharing
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
20:31
My name is Emily Fine, and I’m here to answer your technical questions. If you have trouble with your audio or video, please message me directly, and I will do my best to help you.
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
20:46
Please submit any substantive questions you have for our panelists via the Q&A box.
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
22:09
For those of you just joining us, welcome! We’re so excited to have you here. We’re recording today’s briefing and will distribute it afterward. You can find resources from today’s briefing, include speaker bios, here:https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16C2UnKfNU0Ib3C5Ug6gIXzKE1Uy4oYM8?usp=sharing
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
26:54
You can find a fact sheet from Penn State Law and the Presidents’ Alliance about the proposed DHS regulation in our Google drive:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1v_I4g9mesFwIknFglvAaZ189__CWiNIB/view?usp=sharing
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
33:29
For those of you just joining us, welcome! We’re so excited to have you here. We’re recording today’s briefing and will distribute it afterward. You can find resources from today’s briefing, include speaker bios, here:https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16C2UnKfNU0Ib3C5Ug6gIXzKE1Uy4oYM8?usp=sharing
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
34:49
As a reminder, for the chat function, if you wish to send a message to everyone attending the webinar, make sure you have “Panelists and Attendees” selected under “To” in the chat box. It may default to just the panelists if you do not change it.
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
35:07
Please submit any substantive questions you have for our panelists via the Q&A box.
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
39:57
You may hear Stuart reference a recent policy brief from the National Foundation for American Policy, which you can find in our Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oScPuQiuS3jyeCA1rL7ZThIPwFIT_MMr/view?usp=sharing
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
40:14
Stuart has also written several recent columns in Forbes on this topic, which you can find at these links:https://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2020/09/28/new-immigration-rules-will-have-big-impact-on-international-students/#3cc5dc5c6899https://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2020/09/28/disputed-immigration-policy-on-foreign-students-uses-flawed-report/#7c74201a3fc5
Dan Berger
41:24
Stella, yes, students applying for OPT would have to pay for the I-539 form to extend status, in addition to theI-765 form asking for a work card. That is in addition to the cost and time required to attend biometrics, and also I-539 forms for dependent family members.
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
44:20
To learn more about our speakers, you can find their bios in our Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18MiyaVU7NlIODaPnL0ZEO499xoHwadJ6/view?usp=sharing
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
45:22
If you have questions about what you are hearing, feel free to submit questions through the Q&A and we will do our best to answer them there.
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
46:12
You can check out the statement from the National Association of Graduate Professional Students in our Google Drive:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GlkYPAin5yWUvM6wYStZU445WLrLxdCH/view?usp=sharing
Jennifer Tasneem
52:28
https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=ICEB-2019-0006-0001
Jennifer Tasneem
52:56
This is the website where comments can be submitted
Cheryl Delk-Le Good
53:09
Has the Dear Colleague letter already been submitted? Is it advised to continue that push with our Reps?
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
53:53
You might find some of your questions about the specifics of the proposed regulation answered in this resource from NAFSA: https://www.nafsa.org/professional-resources/browse-by-interest/proposal-replace-duration-status
Madeline Nykaza
54:04
The Dingell/Pocan DCL went to DHS yesterday with 106 signatures.
Madhan Arulanandam
54:35
#DHSRescindTheRule
Madhan Arulanandam
55:01
Yeah, Oct 14 is Call congress day / message congress day
Madhan Arulanandam
55:19
Ur welcome :)
Madhan Arulanandam
55:46
Yeah, NAGPS is making one
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
56:56
You can find Jose’s speaker remarks in our Google Drive:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PRBbKwEgFN7iN06NIzQM-vMuCm_qIs6A/view?usp=sharing
Madhan Arulanandam
57:18
Email me : disc@nagps.org
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
57:34
You can find a comment letter template in our Google Drive:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Tvt6LqghDcQr2VA6hIdqSmykvq4xRZPx/view?usp=sharing
Dan Berger
57:44
Adam, in some cases DHS has done that - just re-issued a rule quickly. Adding specific examles to your comment makes it harder for DHS to say "all the comments seem to be based on the same template so we don't need to respond to each." Also comments are valuable for litigation, which will come if the rule is issued.
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
01:02:52
Though the registration has now closed, NAFSA will be holding an event on October 13 on the DHS Proposal to Eliminate Duration of Status. They’ll post a recording of their event to their website 48 hours after the event. Details here: https://www.nafsa.org/about/about-international-education/responding-dhs-proposal-eliminate-duration-status
Dan Berger
01:05:15
https://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2020/10/07/trump-administration-issues-two-new-rules-to-restrict-h-1b-visas/#31e4d5dd5120
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
01:06:46
Here’s that link again that Dan is mentioning! https://www.nafsa.org/about/about-international-education/responding-dhs-proposal-eliminate-duration-status
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
01:07:34
And of course, you can find other resources mentioned in today’s briefing in our Google Drive: You can find resources from today’s webinar here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16C2UnKfNU0Ib3C5Ug6gIXzKE1Uy4oYM8?usp=sharing
Marisa Atencio
01:07:44
Thank you Dan for mentioning ULPL and the increased pressure on schools with the proposed regulations.
Sheena Connell
01:08:38
Excellent point Dan!
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
01:09:11
here’s a link for the upcoming NAFSA session: https://www.nafsa.org/about/about-international-education/responding-dhs-proposal-eliminate-duration-status
Kathy Foley
01:10:48
To Miriam's point-- definitely!!
Dan Berger
01:13:05
Hamel, good point. See here for good summary on doctors. https://www.ecfmg.org/protect-ds-for-J1s?fbclid=IwAR2dQzH7P2Pwt5XUzH7bYKq-1DbhwL-CYpiRTGfS6t5O7Y9ELza-vzK6Pss
Madhan Arulanandam
01:15:44
yes
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
01:16:48
Our slide deck from today’s briefing, along with our other resources, can be found in our google drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/16C2UnKfNU0Ib3C5Ug6gIXzKE1Uy4oYM8?usp=sharing
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
01:17:08
NAFSA’s resource page: https://www.nafsa.org/professional-resources/browse-by-interest/proposal-replace-duration-status
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
01:17:37
Thank you for attending today’s webinar! Please fill out our evaluation after the briefing: https://presidentsalliance.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8tnk2NQu9uhBaZ
Kathy Foley
01:17:43
Thank you, all. Valuable session.
Linda Asaro
01:17:43
Thank you.
Emily Fine - Presidents' Alliance
01:17:45
I will send out the recording of today’s webinar and a link to the resources within the next 48 hours!
Cintia Morales
01:17:48
Thank you very much!
Sarah Barr
01:17:49
Thank you so much!