Sample Letter of Support/Offer for TN Status
Immigration Inspector , U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Officer
TN STATUS REQUEST FOR TEMPORARY WORKER
Re: Petitioner: Temple University
Beneficiary: << The name of the potential employee>>
Dear Sir or Madam:
This letter is written in support of the TN status for <<Beneficiary>>, <<Temple University position title-qualifying position title (see list on next page)>>. Temple University wishes to employ <<Beneficiary>> in the temporary position of <<Position Title>> in the Department of <<Department Name>> for one year beginning<<Start Date of Position>> or as soon as possible thereafter. <<Beneficiary>>'s job duties would involve [brief summary of job duties such as "conducting scientific research based on his qualifications in the field of …"]. <<Beneficiary>> is a Canadian/Mexican citizen.
Established in 1884, Temple University currently employs a staff of over 7,600 employees; as a state-related, non-profit academic institution, we do not report earnings as gross annual income. Temple University is a comprehensive public research university with more than 29,000 students. It has a distinguished faculty in 16 schools and colleges, including schools of Law, Medicine, Podiatry, and Dentistry, and a renowned Health Sciences Center. Temple is one of Pennsylvania's three public research universities, along with the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University. Temple University is the 39th largest university in the United States, and it is the largest provider of professional education (law, dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and podiatric medicine) in the country.
[Give a paragraph or two bio of your department]
[Give a detailed description of the position and it's qualifications. Note that for a TN, the actual duties of a position must be at a professional level (requiring at least a Bachelor's Degree), and the position must be on the list of TN qualifying professions. Be specific about degrees, years of experience, and licenses required.]
[Give a detailed description of how the foreign national is qualified for the position. Be specific about how he/she qualifies for the position including information on necessary degrees or licenses.]
Terms of Employment
Temple University wishes to offer temporary employment to <<Beneficiary>> as a full time <<Position Title>> in the Department of <<Department Name>> for one year, effective <<Start Date of Position>> or as soon as possible thereafter. <<Beneficiary>> will receive <<Salary>> in U.S. Dollars per annum plus normal employee benefits in this position. Temple University has the financial ability to pay this salary.
Department Chair (required) Supervisor or Principal Investigator (optional)
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