Immigration Committee

Timeline 

Began work during Phase 1, starting November 2016 

Charge 

The Immigration Committee will develop and implement centralized resources for administering immigration services. 

  • Advisory committee provides campus perspective through feedback and input to technical committee
  • Technical committee develops online case management system and related resources
  • Technical committee deliverables include pilot project to evaluate new resources and processes; recommendations on campus-wide expansion, including staffing, software, migration, and training needs; evaluation of campus-wide service

Targeted task force recommendation 

  • Centralize immigration and leave management services: Act on campus input highlighting these areas, and explore additional areas to expand central services. (Note: This recommendation is shared with the FMLA Committee.) 

Co-chairs 

Advisory committee 

  • Vicki Green, director of human resources, College of Dentistry 
  • Pat Kosier, director of human resources, University Hygienic Laboratory 
  • Barb Jaeger, human resources specialist, Internal Medicine 
  • Randall Ney, director, Faculty and Staff Immigration Services  
  • Laura Prince, senior immigration specialist, Employee Relations
  • Marianne Stratton, clerk IV, Payroll  
  • Eileen Sullivan, human resources coordinator, Biology 
  • Jessica Voelker, human resources coordinator, Business Services 
  • Xuefen Zhen, international payroll tax specialist, Payroll 

Technical team 

  • Lisa Lowenberg, secretary III, Office of the President 
  • Randall Ney, director, Faculty and Staff Immigration Services 
  • Laura Prince, senior immigration specialist, Employee Relations  
  • Julie Raaz, clerk IV, University Human Resources 
  • Xuefen Zhen, international payroll tax specialist, Payroll 

HR administrative liaison 

  • Kevin Ward, assistant vice president for human resources administration, University Human Resources 

Contact Talent@Iowa

Campus address
121 USB
U.S. mailing address
University Human Resources
121-10 University Services Building
1 W. Prentiss Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone
319-467-1167
FAX
319-353-2384