Immigration Office

The Office of Legal Affairs at LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is committed to providing visa support to foreign students, clinical residents, and research and clinical professionals.  These include those with J-1, F-1, and H-1B visas.  We make sure all immigration documents are in compliance with Federal Immigration Rules and Regulations.   Below we have provided a summary of our visa processing and our office contact information, if you have questions. 

Facts for F-1 Students

J-1 Exchange Visitor

H-1B Information

Contact Information

Carol Peterson, Legal Specialist Office of Legal Affairs
P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130
Phone: 318.675.5571
Sheila Simmons, Assistant Coordinator