ISP News & Notes

March 24, 2015

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Taste of India - Wednesday, March 25, Murdy Kitchen, 6 pm

Come to Murdy Kitchen this Wednesday at 6 pm and explore the intense flavors of India. Oxfam International and Indian Culture Exchange co-host this event co-sponsored by OISP.

Upload your new I-94

Did you travel out of the US during spring break? If so, then you were issued a new digital I-94 Arrival Record by the US Customs and Border Patrol. Access your record at and upload it to your Emory ISSS Link profile.

Remember to do this each time you receive a new travel document.

File your tax forms!

All F-1 students are required to submit a completed US federal tax form called Form 8843 each year. The deadline to submit the form for 2014 is April 15, 2015. Learn more here.

Students who earned income in 2014 must also submit a federal and a Georgia state tax return by April 15, 2015. Learn more here.

If you would like assistance from the OISP, please schedule an appointment. Do not wait until the last week before April 15.

The Emory Office of the Controller offers "Tax Info Session for Int'l Students and Scholars", Tuesday, March 24, 5-7 pm, in Goizueta Business School, Boynton Auditorium, Room E130. Register online.

Upcoming trips - You are invited!

There are still a few spots open on our upcoming trips.

  • Saturday, March 28, Museum of Design Atlanta with Dr. Deric Shannon - Sign up deadline is Wednesday, March 25.
  • Sunday, March 29, High Art Museum Atlanta with Dr. Molly McGehee - Sign up deadline is Wednesday, March 25.
  • Saturday, April 4, Madison, Georgia with Dr. Frank Maddox
  • Saturday, April 25, Hike Stone Mountain with Dr. Frank Maddox

Click here for details, times, and deadline to sign up.

ATL Campus Workshop - Ask the Attorney: Mapping the Course for Your Immigration Future

Monday, April 13

2:30 - 4 pm

ATL Campus, White Hall, Room 208

Register online

Are you a current Emory student or scholar curious about changing your immigration status to H-1B, O-1, R-1 or another category? Are you considering the advantages of TN status versus OPT or Academic Training? Perhaps you have thought about applying for permanent residency? Well, this session is for you!

Immigration attorney Sarah Hawk with Ogletree Deakins, P.C. will provide an overview of nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions in statuses beyond F-1 and J-1. Online registration is required.