FIC's International Services Branch

Contact: Sylvia Funk

Phone: 496-6166

Location: Bldg. 16A, Rm. 101

Resources: Provides foreign scientists with immigration documentation, a "Handbook for Visiting Foreign Scientists at NIH," and a housing list before arrival. Holds an orientation meeting with each foreign scientist to discuss his or her visa status and NIH policies and benefits. Maintains correct immigration documentation for foreign scientists. Provides new arrivals with a list of NIH scientists from their homelands. Arranges for foreign scientists to attend a seminar on their U.S. tax responsibilities. Offers assistance with any work- or immigration-related problem faced by foreign scientists.

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