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The Visa and Immigration Services Administration (VISA) office provides a wide array of services to departments and over 200 international employees and visiting scientists coming to Cedars-Sinai. VISA, a division of Human Resources Compliance, provides comprehensive immigration advising services, programs and informational resources that facilitate the hiring of international employees in support of Cedars-Sinai's mission and help international scholars and their families in achieving their academic, professional and personal goals.
In addition to oversight of Cedars-Sinai's immigration services, the VISA office also oversees I-9 compliance for the medical center.
Information on this site pertains only to employment or sponsorship by Cedars-Sinai and is not intended to be nor should it be used as immigration legal advice. In addition, individual experiences may differ and procedures may vary, as the information is subject to change at any time.
News and Announcements
The U.S. Department of State recently published substantial changes to the J-1 visa regulations, as follows:
The VISA office has updated its J-1 visa intake application to reflect this new requirement.
Insurance coverage must begin upon arrival in the U.S. and must not end before the J-1 visitor's final departure.
New Arrival/Departure Record (I-94 Card) Automation
Fraud Detection and National Security Site Visits
What you should know Fraud Detection and National Security Site Visits .
Reminder Regarding Travel Outside the U.S.
For more information about travel and re-entry, please visit the international travel page. More information about travel warnings from the U.S. Department of State can be found on their Web page. please click here. For more information about re-entry into the U.S., please click here.
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