International Employee Relations

The University of Oregon has reaffirmed its commitment to retaining all of our employees, regardless of citizenship or national origin; and promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity. 

Contacts:

If you have concerns about changes that could affect your ability to continue to work at the University, contact Jennifer Doreen, International Employment Specialist.

If you would like to contact an immigration attorney about your specific situation and concerns, visit the American Immigration Lawyers Association website for information on how to select an immigration attorney and a list of immigration attorneys.


UO reaffirms support for global ties, international scholars

Message from President Schill


Immigration System Information

It is not clear what impact the election will have on immigration laws, but it may be helpful to understand the possible process and timeframes.

The ability to change a law and the timeframe depends on multiple factors; the biggest factor is the type of legal framework that would have to be changed to effect the change.

The following links provide you with more information about the different legal frameworks that comprise the immigration system in the United States:

What should I do if I’m Contacted by Law Enforcement?

For information about your rights and legal responses to inquiries by law enforcement, visit the American Immigration Council website.

If you are contacted by law enforcement, you may want to contact an immigration attorney about your specific situation and concerns, the American Immigration Lawyers Association provides information on how to select an immigration attorney and a list of immigration attorneys: American Immigration Lawyers Association website.

Statements by UO Leadership

President Schill and the leadership at the University of Oregon have reaffirmed the University’s commitment to retaining all of our employees, regardless of citizenship or national origin; and promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity.  See statements made by University of Oregon’s top leadership:

Support for resolution reaffirming shared values of respect, diversity, equity, and inclusion:  November 17, 2016

Supportive of all students regardless of immigration status:  November 16, 2016

Committed to Inclusion:  November 15, 2016

Campus Resources

Human Resources, International Employment Specialist: Jennifer Doreen

Division of Equity and Inclusion