Please note that the University of Maine is REQUIRED to pay all fees associated with the H1b petition. It is a violation of the law to request reimbursement from the employee for these fees.
Please be sure to submit ALL requested documents to Immigration@umit.maine.edu. There is a checklist of documents at the end of this form.
If you have any questions regarding this form, please contact Sarah Joughin at 581-3425
Processing times for H1b applications:
At OIP-- 3-6 weeks. Processing times may vary depending on the workload of the office. Contact Sarah Joughin for current OIP processing times
At the Department of Labor: 1 week
At US Citizenship and Immigration California Service Center-- Regular processing, 3-6 months. Premium Processing, 15 days to receive a response from USCIS. Additional time if a Request for Further Evidence is issued.