Sponsoring Faculty and Staff for Permanent Residency
The information below provides a comprehensive overview of the process relating to Lawful Permanent Residency (“LPR”) for employees.
Find information pertaining to the primary filing strategies for UT Austin employees seeking U.S. Lawful Permanent Residency.
This filing option may be especially appealing for faculty and permanent researchers who are considered outstanding by their peers.
This special filing process is open only to faculty members involved in classroom teaching and must be utilized within 18 months of the job offer.
The Alien Labor Certification filing option is available to faculty and researchers who may not be eligible for the "outstanding professor or researcher" category.