ISSS does not have the legal authority to provide assistance for individuals pursuing permanent residence. The information on this page is to provide general guidance. You should speak with a qualified immigration attorney with any questions you have regarding the permanent residence process.
ISSS recommends that, if possible, you maintain your H-1B status until you receive your “green card.” Consult an immigration attorney before using Advance Parole or an EAD. ISSS holds that you are no longer maintaining H-1B status if you use an EAD to work outside the parameters of your H-1B petition.
Applicants for Permanent Residence sponsored by Temple University must hire one of the following law firms to process the application:
For questions regarding Temple University Sponsorship of International Employees and Faculty, the individual's supervisor, not the employee, should contact Karen Ward (University Positions) in Human Resources at 215-204-3317 or TUHS Human Resources at 215-707-7194.TU Sponsorship Policy Regarding Legal Permanent Residence