All international scholars/visitors to Sanford-Burnham must be in a visa classification appropriate for their proposed visit and activity at the Institute, as determined by the Staff of the International Office. Once a person's position at the Institute is finalized by the Human Resources Office, eligibility for immigration sponsorship at the Institute is determined based on several factors which includes, but is not limited to a person's:
1. proposed activity at the Institute and current academic level
2. the length of their visit
3. documented funding for the activity
4. current, and if applicable, past immigration status in the U.S.