National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Events to celebration U-M postdocs during Postdoc Appreciation Week, Sept 20-24, 2021

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Dunn Law Firm, LLP

If you are an international postdoc interested in immigration and employment options, please join the U-M Postdoctoral Association (UMPDA), Rackham Graduate School, and Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies for an informational webinar led by Dunn Law Firm, LLP.

Topics will include:

  • Applications for Permanent Residence (‘green cards’)
  • NIW (National Interest Waiver) petitions for researchers and entrepreneurs
  • Extraordinary Ability (EB-1A) petitions
  • Transitioning from F-1 OPT or J-1 to H-1B and issues related to the ‘H-1B cap’
  • Recent changes in immigration, Executive Orders and related issues

Presenter Information: Thomas J. Arkell is partner with Dunn Law Firm, LLP, which was founded in 1915. He has over 20 years of experience in immigration law. He earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Notre Dame where he was an international student before becoming a permanent resident and then U.S. citizen. Having gone through the process himself, he knows how important the process is. Mr. Arkell and his team have successfully filed green card applications on behalf of thousands of researchers, scientists and professors throughout the United States. Mr. Arkell is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Note: Dunn Law Firm, LLP does not have a partnership with or endorsement from the University of Michigan, Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, or UMPDA. By holding this event, the UMPDA does not endorse any particular law firm and is not responsible for the content presented.

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