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The information in this section is intended for International Faculty members who are coming to the U.S. and have been offered full time probationary or permanent positions as faculty members. If you are an international faculty member who has been offered a "visiting research scholar" position, or if you are CSUN faculty member who is interested in developing a visiting scholar opportunity for international faculty, please contact John Binkley at the Tseng College of Extended Learning.
The CSUN host academic department, in consultation with the International and Exchange Student Center (IESC), will assist you in determining the most appropriate immigration status for your stay in the U.S. For specific information regarding federal immigration regulations and university policies, select from the categories below.
|H-1B Temporary Workers||TN Mexican and Canadian NAFTA Professional Workers||Permanent Residents|
|The H-1B nonimmigrant status permits temporary employment in specialty occupations. The minimum educational level acceptable for H-1B status is a bachelor's degree in the field of the proposed employment.||The TN category permits Canadian or Mexican citizens entry to the U.S. to be employed in certain designated professions, and/or engage in certain designated professional activities.||This status is reserved for international faculty who has been offered permanent positions at CSUN.|