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Linkedin Profile caused OPT students deported at Chicago Airport

F-1 students were reportedly denied entry at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after the examining CBP officer discovered that the students falsified employment history information on their resumes and undertook Optional Practical Training (OPT) employment.

The officer learned of the discrepancies by cross-checking the students’ assertions during their entry interviews with employment information found on the students’ LinkedIn profiles. The students were forced to withdraw their applications to study in the U.S. and return home to India.


Reddy & Neumann, P.C. is an immigration law firm in Houston, Texas. For over 15 years, our firm has successfully represented corporate clients across the United States in their efforts to bring foreign workers and business professionals to the United States. Reddy & Neumann, P.C. is highly experienced in working with employment-based visas, adjustment of status, green cards, and PERM labor certification. From filing, through approval, and on to appeal, we do everything possible to ensure that your company can bring the best and brightest in the world to the United States.

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