Office of International Programs hosts talk on work visas
By Kareem El Dahab
Student Writer, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
(Oct. 21, 2005)--The UTSA Office of International Programs will present Gerardo Menchaca, an attorney with the Escamilla & Poneck law firm, speaking on "How to Get a Work Visa" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the Main Building Auditorium (0.104) at the 1604 Campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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The discussion will center on the practical knowledge needed by international students to obtain a work visa after graduation from college.
As a former international student, Menchaca will discuss his personal experience in the process and, as a lawyer, will explain the legal requirements and administrative process to apply for a U.S. work visa.
Menchaca came from Mexico to the United States with an F-1 student visa in 1996. He earned an undergraduate degree from Texas State University in 1999 and a law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in 2002.
For more information, contact Charles Crane at (210) 458-7241.