International Student and Scholar Services

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International Student Records

This series documents interaction with and assistance to enrolled international students. This series may include, but is not limited to: Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Status (Form DS-2019) for Emory-sponsored students, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status (Form I-20) for Emory-sponsored students, and Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) if provided by student.

Visa: Exchange Visitor

This series documents short-term appointment of non-immigrant international scholars as visiting faculty, specialists, researchers, and trainees on a J-1 visa. This series may include, but is not limited to: United States Information Service Certificates of Eligibility for Exchange Visitors records (DS-2019); descriptions of work to be performed; methods of financial support; passports; check-in records such as addresses, telephone numbers, and information concerning dependents and eligibility of spouses and children to accompany or join the scholar.

Visa: Immigrant Scholars

This series documents the application and approval of international scholars for permanent immigrant status. Records may include but are not limited to: applications for permanent employment issued by the Department of Labor; advertisements for positions; curriculum vitae; transcripts; letters of recommendation; notes on all applicants for positions demonstrating that a petitioner was the best qualified candidate for an advertised position; forms indicating the institution's efforts to employ comparably qualified U.S. citizens; and interviewers' notes and memoranda.