I am working with at an E-verify company on a 17-month OPT extension. I would like to leave the company and go work for another company that is not enrolled in the e-verify program. Can I use the same OPT card to work with the new company?
That would be a violation of that OPT extension as it DOES NOT extend to the new company's employment.
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Yes your EAD is status specific but allows you to work only for E verified, field specific employer if you are on STEM.
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STEM OPT only authorizes you to work for employers who have enrolled in E-Verify.
Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
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