Permanent Residency (Green Card) authorizes a foreign national to live and work in the U.S. indefinitely. There are several ways immigrating to the United States, please see https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/immigrate.html .
UCI sponsors employment-based permanent residency visa petitions only. For permanent residency petitions that are not employment-based, contact an immigration attorney.
For additional information, please see https://www.uscis.gov/green-card .
If you are or will be hired at UCI in an academic title under an employment category eligible for permanent residency sponsorship, your department must contact the UCI Office of Academic Personnel.