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DIS Title Divider About Us Title Divider Our Mission Statement
About Us
Our Mission Statement

Our Mission

Provide accurate, timely, and responsive immigration-related support to advance the NIH research mission

Our Vision

Foster cross-cultural exchange in furtherance of global health

Our Goals

  • Facilitate the recruitment and retention of highly-skilled visiting foreign national scientists
  • Connect our NIH customers to resources that enhance educational and cultural exchange
  • Ensure NIH compliance with U.S. immigration rules and regulations
  • Serve as a liaison with government agencies involved in immigration matters
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Service Hours:
9:00am - 4:00pm ET
Non-FTE Check-In/EOD:
Monday By 11:30am
(in local time zone of lab)
Advising Services:
Document Pickup:​​​​​​​​​​
J-1/J-2 Travel Signature Requests:​​​​​​​​​​​
Badge Validation:​​​​​​​​​​
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