Would a small college (e.g., community college) in the US be interested in employing some PhD graduate (as an instructor) that does not already have a visa? Would they bother do the bureaucratic work needed?

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    The part about your chances is off-topic, since we don't know you and can't predict future for you. The part about visa may be on topic here, but probably better in expatriates.SE. Oct 6 '17 at 10:59
  • Sorry, I meant if it makes sense applying to community colleges without a visa assuming I can get accepted. It is the visa part I am concerned about, i.e., if such a college would be interested doing the bureaucratic work needed (I am not sure if it is easy or not to hire someone like me that does not already have a visa) to hire me. Do you think I should post my question somewhere else?
    – Sumac
    Oct 6 '17 at 11:06
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    I have posted my question in exapatriates SE, but I think my question should stay here as well (at least for now) since it would provide very useful information for recent PhD graduates that want to start their careers.
    – Sumac
    Oct 6 '17 at 13:10
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    Most community colleges don’t have the staff to process an H1B work visa. Given that any job posting attracts dozens if not over a hundred applicants (even at a community college) and given that they only need teachers who are good and not necessarily “the best” — there is no need for them to hire foreign labor.
    – RoboKaren
    Oct 7 '17 at 19:57