Appropriate Statuses for Foreign National Visitors and Employees
The chart below provides a general guideline for foreign national visitor and employee activities. Each situation and foreign national is unique and will need to be evaluated separately.
|Activity Most Common||Status||Alternate Status|
|Tenure Track Faculty||H1||O1|
|Professional position, permanent||H1||O1|
|Speaker/conference participant||B1||J1 Short Term Scholar|
Permanent, full-time employees may be sponsored for permanent resident status (green card)