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Office of International Services > Functions of the Office of International Services
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Functions of the Office of International Services include:

  • Rush representative to USCIS, the Department of State and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) regarding the status of international students, residents, scholars and faculty.
  • Responsible Officer for the J-1 Exchange Visitor program and Training Program Liaison to ECFMG.
  • Designated School Official for the F-1 student visa program.
  • Advising concerning the admission of international students.
  • Advising regarding the hiring of international faculty and staff.
  • Consulting with current and potential students, residents, researchers and faculty regarding nonimmigrant and permanent resident issues.
  • Supervising the issuance of USCIS documents for F-1 students, J-1 Exchange Visitors and H-1B temporary workers to assure compliance with established governmental policies and procedures.
  • Consulting with academic and administrative offices regarding nonimmigrant and permanent residence issues.
  • Orienting new students and scholars.

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