Common Immigration Acronyms


Acronym Definition
CBP [Customs and Border Protection] Customs and Border Protection
DHS [Department of Homeland Security] Department of Homeland Security
DOL [Department of Labor] Department of Labor
DOS [Department of State] Department of State
EAD [Employment Authorization Document] Employment Authorization Document
HR [Human Resources] Human Resources
ISSO [International Student Services Office] UT Dallas International Student Services Office
LCA [Labor Condition Application] Labor Condition Application
PERM [Program Electronic Review Management] Program Electronic Review Management
PR [Permanent Residency] Permanent Residency
SEVIS [Student and Exchange Visitor Information System] Student and Exchange Visitor Information System
USCIS [US Citizenship and Immigration Services] US Citizenship and Immigration Services