Rice Unconventional Wisdom

 

Rice University H-1B/PERM Online Manual

Table of Contents


I.   Brief Introduction

II.  Why Create Procedures for H-1B and PERM?

III. Approved Law Firm Instructions

IV. Definitions  

a. H-1B Fact Sheet
b. Permanent Residency (PR) & PERM (Labor Certification / University- Sponsored PR) Fact Sheet

V. Procedures for Processing Faculty at Rice

  1. Impact on All Faculty Recruitment

  2. H-1B
    a. Flowchart
    b. Written steps
    c. Form –  “Approval to Initiate/Extend H-1B Visa Application” 
    d. Extension of Current H-1B (Faculty) – flowchart
    e. Extension of Current H-1B (Faculty) – written steps
    f. Termination of Employment Prior to the H-1B Visa End Date

  3. Permanent Residency (PR) & PERM (Labor Certification / University-Sponsored PR) Faculty
    a. Flowchart
    b. Written steps
    c. Form – “Employer-Sponsored Permanent Residency for Faculty Approval Form”  

VI. Procedures for Processing Postdocs at Rice

  1. H-1B
    a. Flowchart
    b. Written steps
    c. Form –    “Approval to Initiate/Extend H-1B Visa Application”  
    d. Procedures on Payment of Postdoc H-1Bs at Rice 
    e. Extension of Current H-1B (Postdocs) – flowchart
    f. Extension of Current H-1B (Postdocs) – written steps
    g. Termination of Employment Prior to the H-1B Visa End Date

VII. Procedures for Processing Staff (including Researchers) at Rice

  1. H-1B
    a. Flowchart
    b. Written steps
    c. Forms –  “Approval to Initiate/Extend H-1B Visa Application” 
    d. Extension of Current H-1B (Staff) – flowchart
    e. Extension of Current H-1B (Staff) – written steps
    f. Termination of Employment Prior to the H-1B Visa End Date

  2. Permanent Residency (PR) & PERM (Labor Certification / University-Sponsored PR) Staff
    a. Flowchart
    b. Written steps
    c. Form – “Employer-Sponsored Permanent Residency for Staff Approval Form”

VIII. Who are the Members of the Working Group for H-1Bs and PERM?

IX. Additional Helpful Resources

  1. H-1B/PERM Training Presentation
  2. FAQ
  3. PERM Special Handling
  4.  Faculty PERM Search Ad Reference Guide (new! 9.28.17) 
  5. FAQ - Hiring a Foreign National as a Rice Faculty Member

** To print the full manual, click here.

Revised 10.3.2017