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Fall 2012 Workshop Schedule-Archived

Fall 2012 Administrator Workshop Schedule

The Office of International Services is pleased to announce our schedule for the Fall 2012 Workshop Series for Non-Immigrant and Immigrant Sponsorship at UIC. These sessions are ideal for department administrators that work with international employees. Due to recent changes with immigration, we encourage all department administrators to attend as many relevant sessions as possible.

 

Immigration 101: Introduction to Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Sponsorship at UIC

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012
  • 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Location: Student Center West - Room 213AB

An introduction to employment-based sponsorship at UIC. Visa categories covered include: F-1 OPT, J-1, H-1B, O-1, and Legal Permanent Residence (Green Card). We encourage all department administrators to attend this session even if you have attended in the past as we will address many of the recent changes in immigration and UIC policy.

 

Immigration 201: J-1 Research Scholars & Forms Filling

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2012
  • 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Location: Student Services Building - Conference Room C

A more detailed look at the J-1 Research Scholar category. Issues covered will include requirements for sponsorship, home residency requirement, and how to complete the necessary forms.

 

Immigration 202: J-1 Student Interns and Forms Filling

  • Tuesday, October 2, 2012
  • 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Location: Student Center West - Room 213AB

A more detailed look at the J-1 Student Intern category for students enrolled in a degree program outside of the United States. Issues covered will include the requirements for sponsorship, departmental responsibilities, and how to complete the necessary forms.

 

Immigration 203: H-1Bs and Forms Filling

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Location: Student Services Building - Conference Room C

A more detailed look at the H-1B visa category. Issues covered will include the Prevailing Wage Determination process with updates, departmental responsibilities, and how to complete the necessary forms.

 

Immigration 301: PERM Teaching and Non-Teaching

  • Tuesday, November 6, 2012
  • 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Location: Office of International Services Conference Room - Student Services Building - Suite 2160

A detailed look at the Legal Permanent Residence process using the U.S. Department of Labor's PERM system. Issues covered will include requirements for sponsorship, advertising requirements, and how to complete the necessary forms.

 

Immigration 302: O-1s and Outstanding Researcher/Professors

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
  • 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Location: Student Center West - Room 213AB

A detailed look at the O-1 non-immigrant category for those considered extraordinary in their field as well as the Legal Permanent Residency process for outstanding researchers. Issues covered will include the requirements for sponsorship, the OIS review process, how to document extraordinary ability/outstanding research, and how to complete the necessary forms.

 

To RSVP for a session, please email ois@uic.edu by the day before the workshop. If you have any questions, please contact us via email or by phone at (312)996-3121.