Human Resources


Employment-Based Immigration: First Preference EB1

You may be eligible for an employment-based, first preference visa if you have an extraordinary ability, are an outstanding professor or researcher, or are a multinational executive or manager. Michigan Tech has retained an attorney to assist with EB1 petitions. Each occupational category has certain requirements that must be met. You can view the category requirements on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website.

Employment-Based Immigration: Second Preference EB2

You may be eligible for an employment-based, second preference visa if you are a member of the professions holding an advanced degree or its equivalent, or a foreign national who has exceptional ability. For categories and requirements visit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website.

Requesting Honorarium Payment For International Visitor

Departments who invite international visitors to the University and wish to pay an honorarium, please follow the process outlined in our University Policies and Procedures.

Internet Resources

Travel Resources

Visa Bulletin

Visa Bulletin, a monthly publication by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, provides information regarding the cut-off dates which govern visa ability in the numerically limited visa categories and other immigrant visa related information.

221g Process

Click here to learn about the 221g process and view responses to frequently asked questions.