H1B and Permanent Residency Information Session

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday September 30, 2010
      10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Gordy Room, Wardlaw Center
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Contact

info@oie.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: This session will provide information about the routes to post-graduation work authorization for international students.

Full Summary: Guide to Post-Graduation Work (H1B) Authorization for International Students
- Thursday, September 30th 2010 from 10:00am – 11:15am
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.  We will discuss the problems posed by the shortage of H-1Bs and consider some possible strategies for minimizing these problems, and we will address timing issues.

Audience:  This workshop is open to all international students, and students who graduate this Fall are particularly encouraged to attend.   Overview of Permanent Residence (“green cards”) for International Faculty, Staff, and Students
- Thursday, September 30th  2010 from 11:30am – 12:45pm
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.  In addition to providing an introduction to the labor certification process, the session will describe the immigrant petition, the adjustment of status application, and the required supporting documentation. The process for an accompanying spouse and children will be addressed.  The session will also provide a brief overview of the options available to researchers who do not have permanent positions, for instance, post-docs.  

Audience:  This workshop is open to anyone interested in learning more about permanent residence in the U.S.   Other: 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

Guide to Post-Graduation Work (H1B) Authorization for International Students
- Thursday, September 30th 2010 from 10:00am – 11:15am


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.  We will discuss the problems posed by the shortage of H-1Bs and consider some possible strategies for minimizing these problems, and we will address timing issues.

Audience:  This workshop is open to all international students, and students who graduate this Fall are particularly encouraged to attend.

 

Overview of Permanent Residence (“green cards”) for International Faculty, Staff, and Students
- Thursday, September 30th  2010 from 11:30am – 12:45pm


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.  In addition to providing an introduction to the labor certification process, the session will describe the immigrant petition, the adjustment of status application, and the required supporting documentation. The process for an accompanying spouse and children will be addressed.  The session will also provide a brief overview of the options available to researchers who do not have permanent positions, for instance, post-docs.  

Audience:  This workshop is open to anyone interested in learning more about permanent residence in the U.S.

 

Other: 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

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  • Created By: Brittny Malbrue
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  • Created On: Sep 28, 2010 - 6:51am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:52pm