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October 17, 2018

The HIO is pleased to announce an informational session entitled Green Cards, Entrepreneurship, and Work Visas: What Do I Need to Know?  Join local immigration attorney Richard Costa speaking about topics such as H-1Bs, TNs, O-1s, entrepreneurship, green cards and much more during this session sponsored by the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs and the HIO. Q &A to follow.  The session will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Science Center Hall A. ...

October 3, 2018

Each year the U.S. Department of State announces the countries eligible to apply for the Diversity Visa (green card) lottery. Information about this year's lottery (DV 2020) can be found here. For DV–2020, natives of the following countries are not eligible to apply, because more than 50,000 natives of these countries immigrated to the United States in the previous five years: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China ( ...

September 5, 2018

As of September 10, 2018, the HIO will have a new schedule of walk-in advising hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Tuesday:  11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Please stop by to chat with an Advisor on Call for quick questions or travel signatures. ...

Personal Stories

Harvard is truly a transforming place. Since coming to Harvard, I have experienced tremendous growth and maturity in my academic, professional, and social life.

Frank Blibo - Ghana - GSAS

The teaching teams in Harvard are wonderful. They are knowledgeable and helpful. The hierarchical barriers don’t exist between you and your professors. If you would like to learn more, take as many office hours as possible.

Bao Le - Vietnam - Harvard Medical School

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