An H-1B visa requires direct employer sponsorship for an international employee for temporary work in the U.S. in a specialty occupation.
An H-1B visa requires direct employer sponsorship for an international employee. The H-1B visa allows international employees to temporarily work in the United States in a "specialty occupation," which requires "theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge" and "attainment of a bachelor's or higher degree in the specific specialty (or its equivalent) as a minimum for entry into the occupation in the United States." CFR 214.2(h)(4)(ii)
The H-1B request process must start with the hiring or sponsoring department at the University of Kansas Medical Center. When a prospective international employee is identified who requires an H-1B visa, the hiring department should contact Kimberly Connelly and Irina Aris to start the process.
For any inquiries or questions related to the H-1B visa process, please contact Kimberly Connelly and Irina Aris. Include both Kimberly Connelly and Irina Aris in any communication sent by email.
Kimberly Connelly, M.A.T.
Senior International Officer, PDSO, ARO
Phone: (913) 588-1480
Irina Aris, M.P.A.
Assistant Director of Inbound Programs, RO, DSO
Phone: (913) 588-1485