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Join ISSS in welcoming immigration attorney Elaine Kimbrell as she discusses the H-1B and permanent residency processes.
SESSION 1: Guide to Post-Graduation Work (H1B) Authorization for International Students (11 am-12:15 pm)
This session will provide information about the routes to post-graduation work authorization for international students. The session will focus on the H-1B “work visa” and briefly address some other options.
So that you can understand some of the background of the H1B cap, you can read articles available at: http://www.visalaw.com/07apr1/index.html
SESSION 2: Overview of Permanent Residence (“green cards”) for International Faculty, Staff, and Students (12:20 pm-1:45 pm)
This session will provide information about the routes to permanent residence (a “green card”). It will briefly address family-based immigration but focus on employment-based immigration. We will discuss the most common routes to permanent residence through employment and how one chooses the most appropriate route.