• Recruitment & Staffing
  • Classification & Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • Immigration Compliance Services (ICS) delivers administrative and support services to UF Departments when hiring temporary workers by providing assistance with immigration regulation compliance and orientation. ICS is responsible for the university’s compliance with federal regulations that related to sponsorship of foreign nationals employees.

    The university sponsors the following Non-immigration classifications:
    (*) These sections are currently being revised

    H-1B TN * O-1 E-3*
    Foreign nationals who are employed as professionals in the U.S. in positions that are identified as specialty occupations. UF views specialty occupations as those positions which are nationally recognized as requiring a bachelor’s degree to qualify. Canada or Mexico nationals who enter the U.S. for temporary employment appointments based on provisions that appear in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Foreign nationals with extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, education, or business who visit the U.S. to perform services in their academic field on a temporary base. Australian nationals who visit the U.S. as a temporary worker to perform services in a “specialty occupation” based on provisions that appear in the REAL ID Act of 2005.
    USCIS Guidance
    – Form I-129 for E-3