Georgia Tech

Presentation on H1B & Permanent Residency Applications

Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Wednesday, April 3, 2013 11:00 am - 1:45 pm
Location: Student Success Center, Press Room A

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.