Trainings

EB-1 Training

This session will provide a general overview of first-preference employment-based (EB-1) immigration regulations. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other employees working with international staff.

EB-2 Training

This session will provide a general overview of second preference employment-based (EB-2) immigration regulations. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other employees working with international staff.

How HR Affects Immigration

This session will provide a general overview of the impacts of HR decisions and actions on immigration. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other staff working with international staff.

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How to Maintain PR

This session will provide reminders on how to maintain permanent residency status. It is beneficial for international staff and department admins.

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H-1B Basics

This session will provide a general overview of the H-1B regulations and workflow processing. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other staff working with H-1B international staff. We will not be covering Terra Dotta (the UW’s online sponsorship software) in this training.

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H-1B Beyond Basics

This session will provide a more in-depth overview of the H-1B regulations. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other staff working with H-1B international staff. We will not be covering Terra Dotta (the UW’s online sponsorship software) in this training.

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Immigration: Alphabet Soup of Immigration

This session will provide a general overview of the common immigration statuses seen at the university. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll and benefits staff, and other staff working international staff. We will not be covering Terra Dotta (the UW’s online sponsorship software) in this training.

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April 23 @ 1 p.m.

October 24 @ 1 p.m.

Immigration: What are these Immigration Documents?

International Faculty and Staff Services staff will show you the most commonly seen immigration documents at the University. They will give a brief overview of the status that corresponds to the document and who issues the document.

This same day, OHR will be hosting an I-9 workshop so you can immediately apply what you learned in the immigration documents session to your I-9 questions.

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J-1 Basics

This session will provide a general overview of the J-1 regulations and workflow processing. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other staff working with J-1 scholars. We will not be covering Terra Dotta (the UW’s online sponsorship software) in this training.

J-1 Scholar Bars and 212e

This session will provide an overview of the 24-month bar on repeat participation and 2-year home residency requirement as well as options to remove the requirement. This session is beneficial for department administrators and J-1 scholars

J-1 Scholar Health Insurance

This session will provide an overview of the mandatory J-1 insurance requirements and the available insurance options on campus, as well as acceptable waivers. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other staff working with J-1 scholars.

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Permanent Residency Basics

This session will provide a general overview of permanent residency options. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other staff working with international staff.

Terra Dotta Basics

This session will provide a general overview of Terra Dotta Systems, and the J-1 and H-1B sponsorships software. This session benefits department administrators, payroll and benefits staff, and other staff granted Terra Dotta access.

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TN Basics

This session will provide a general overview of the TN sponsorships available for Canadian and Mexican citizens. This session benefits department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other staff working with TN international staff. We will not be covering Terra Dotta (the UW’s online sponsorship software) in this training.

Transitioning from F-1 to J-1 or H1-B

This session will provide a general overview of changing status from F-1 to J-1 or H-1B upon graduation. This session is beneficial for department administrators, payroll, benefits, and other staff working with international staff. We will not be covering Terra Dotta (the UW’s online sponsorship software) in this training.

Upcoming Dates

May 8 @ 11 a.m.