Visa Tips for International Students Seeking to Obtain Permanent Residence in the U.S.

April 11, 2016 • 12:30 PM • Law School 4047

Are you attending Duke Law School on F1 or J1 visa and intend to remain in the U.S. following the conclusion of your Optional Practical Training (OPT)? If so, please join Lorcan Shannon LLM'10 for a detailed discussion on the process and requirements of securing permanent residence in the U.S. At the session, jointly sponsored by the Office of International Studies and the Office of Student Affairs, students will learn about H1B work visa program, types of companies that generally hire H1Bs, employer requirements, next steps (i.e. Green Card) and many more. Mr. Shannon will also share his own career path and experience and offer advice to students interested in pursuing immigration law as a career. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at