Georgia Tech only sponsors individuals for Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status when the application is based on permanent, professional employment at Tech. Foreign national employees must meet the qualifications for one of the following categories:
- EB-1 (Employment-based, 1st Preference)
- EB-2 (Employment-based, 2nd Preference)
For an overview of permanent residence procedures please review the powerpoint: powerpoint: Processing Immigrant Petitions.