Immigrant Visa Scholars Records

Records that document the application and approval of international scholars for permanent immigrant status. Records may include Applications for Alien Employment Certifications issued by the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration; advertisements for positions; curriculum vitae; transcripts; letters of recommendation; notes on all applicants for positions demonstrating that a petitioner was the best qualified for an advertised position; records indicating the university's efforts to employ comparably qualified U.S. citizens (ETA750); interviewer's notes and memoranda; correspondence; 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 ten years following approval of permanent resident status.

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