H-1B To work in a speciality occupation, requires a higher education degree or its equivalent, this includes fashion models of distinguished merit and ability and government-to-government research and development, or co-production projects administered by the department of defense.

See University H1-B Visa Petition Process:


Check Your Case Status:

In the Check Status Box, enter your Case Number ( Starts with "WAC")

I-140 This form is used to petition for an alien worker to become a Permanent Resident in the United States

This form is used to petition for an alien worker to become a permanent resident in the United States

Permanent Resident of the United States

Michigan Tech University assists with the Employment-Based Immigration: Second Preference EB2 Special handling Process. If the employee wishes to apply  for a green card using the National Interest Waiver or Extraordinary Ability/Outstanding Researcher or Professor process, approval from the dean and chair of the hiring department is required.

Attorney fees are covered by employee, department and or school/college with these types of petitions. Please call Immigration Services to obtain attorney fees which are subject to change.

For eligibility criteria for EB2, please go to:
For eligibility criteria for EB1, please go to:


See University's Permanent Residency Petition Process :


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