Employment-Based Immigrant Visas

Generally, TAMUCC may sponsor the following employment-based immigrant visa petitions for eligible employees.

1st Preference EB-1
Outstanding Researchers and Professors
2nd Preference EB-2
Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees
3rd Preference EB-3
Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers
Please note that positions that are temporary in nature, such as postdoctoral researcher, postdoctoral scholar, assistant lecturer, a researcher with fixed-term appointments, appointments ending with funding, exchange visitors, temporary employees, and visiting faculty appointments may not be sponsored for Lawful Permanent Resident Status. Individual foreign national employees in these positions are not prevented may pursue self-sponsored immigrant petitions provided a member is not named as a petitioning employer.