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This section contains important information for Tulane departments and admissions offices on how to host students, host visiting scholars, sponsor H-1B employees and bring special international groups to campus. Departments wishing to sponsor a Tulane employee for employment-based Permanent Residency must should contact Tulane University General Counsel.

When bringing foreign nationals to campus, it is strongly recommended for Tulane Departments to contact OISS as early in the process as possible.

If you are planning to pay a visa holder a prize or stipend of any kind, please make sure you familiarize yourself with the IRS tax assessment guidelines, the rates of which may be different than those for US citizens. For more information on current tax regulations governing the payment of foreign nationals, please contact the International Tax Office (ITO).

Please note that immigration regulations are subject to change and can vary depending on your particular case or situation. Always consult an OISS advisor for the most accurate information or whenever in doubt.