Visa sponsorship language, Post Doc Associate Employment Letters

Please copy the appropriate section as a 2nd paragraph, below Employment Eligibility section of employment letter:

(J-1 scholars, new):
Your J-1 Program is valid from <BEGIN DATE> to <END DATE>. During your stay in the U.S., you are responsible for adhering to all university, immigration and exchange visitor program regulations and procedures. All J program participants bear a continuing responsibility throughout their program period to maintain their legal non-immigrant status. All employees bear a continuing responsibility throughout their employment to maintain their eligibility to work in the U.S. The University cannot pay a wage to any person not lawfully authorized to work regardless of the cause.

(J-1 scholars, extending / amending status):
The department of <DEPARTMENT NAME> is filing for an extension of your J-1 visa status through (DATE). During your stay in the U.S., you are responsible for adhering to all university, immigration and exchange visitor program regulations and procedures. All J program participants bear a continuing responsibility throughout their program period to maintain their legal non-immigrant status. All employees bear a continuing responsibility throughout their employment to maintain their eligibility to work in the U.S. The University cannot pay a wage to any person not lawfully authorized to work regardless of the cause.

(H1B amendments / extensions only*):
Refer to:http://hr.ufl.edu/manager-resources/recruitment-staffing/immigration-compliance-services/offer-of-employment-letters/

*NOTE:  The University of Florida does not sponsor H1B employment status for incoming Post Doctoral Associates

 

 

PHHP 2/2019