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Office of International Programs > Inbound Programs > Employment Based Permanent Residency and O-1 Visa Requests

Employment Based Permanent Residency and O-1 Visa Requests

 

REQUEST PROCESS:
In order for KUMC to sponsor and petition for Legal Permanent Residence (LPR) status or an O-1 visa (Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement) on behalf of an employee, approval must first be obtained from the university's signing authority Dr. Robert M. Klein, Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs.  To request authorization to petition for either LPR status or O-1 visa, the sponsoring department should do the following:

  1. Contact the Office of International Programs: Kimberly Connelly (kconnelly@kumc.edu) and Irina Aris (iaris@kumc.edu)
  2. Consult with a university approved attorney
  3. Complete request form and provide supporting documents
  4. Submit the completed packet to the Office of International Programs: Kimberly Connelly (kconnelly@kumc.edu) and Irina Aris (iaris@kumc.edu)
  5. OIP will forward the request to the Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs for review and consideration

Petitions that require university signature must be filed by a university approved attorney.  

REQUEST FORM:

UNIVERSITY APPROVED ATTORNEY:

Judy Bordeau, Managing Attorney
Bordeau Immigration Law, LLC.
judy@kcvisa.com
913-432-9994


For any questions or more information, please contact Kimberly Connelly (kconnelly@kumc.edu) and Irina Aris (iaris@kumc.edu).

Last modified: Aug 25, 2018
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