If you are an International Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UTHealth, most of your immigration and visa questions can be addressed by UTHealth Office of International Affairs (OIA). The OIA is the university's internal institutional resource that offers services to foreign nationals, non- U.S. citizens, or U.S. permanent residents who join the academic, research, and clinical endeavors of UTHealth. The OIA provides information on a wide range of topics, including immigration issues such as work permits and travel. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are on an F1-OPT visa and need to complete Form I-983, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) will complete the section titled "Section 3: Employer Information (Completed by Employer)". You must first fill-in and sign the rest of the form with the help of your DSO and supervisor before submitting it to the OPA to complete and sign.