H-1 Visa Scholars Records

Records that document the temporary employment of internationals by Emory and is used to monitor compliance with Immigration and Naturalization Service regulations. Records may include Petition for a Non-immigrant Worker (Form I-797); Labor Conditions Applications for H-1B Non-immigrant; Prevailing Wage Information Request; Application to Immigrant and Naturalization Service (INS); documentation of requests for visa extensions; details of work assignments; correspondence including the letter of support; and other related records.


Human Resources


Candler School of Theology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Oxford College, Rollins School of Public Health

Retention Period

Retain for six years after expiration of visa and extensions granted then dispose of.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008