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The Congressionally mandated Diversity Visa Lottery makes 50,000 permanent resident visas available annually, drawn from a random selection among all entries to persons who meet strict eligibility requirements from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. Here is a link to information regarding the Diversity Visa Lottery.  To find out more click here...

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 law attorney Elizabeth Goss speaking about such topics as H-1Bs, TNs, O-1s, entrepreneurship, green cards and much more during this session sponsored by the HMS Office for Postdoctoral Affairs and the HIO.  The session will be held on Thursday, November 6, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Armenise Amphitheater at the Longwood medical campus.  Q & A to follow.

All the forms you may need to change your address, telephone number, OPT employer address, extensions, etc. for Students , Scholars and Administrators can be found here. ...

Personal Stories

It is always interesting when you realize how 'international' Boston is.

Danstan BagendaUgandaSchool of Public Health

Boston, as a city of immigrants, shares the same values and outlook as my Greek birthplace. Strolling along the Charles River or enjoying the sea breeze at the Boston harbor transports me back home.

Eurydice GeorganteliGreeceGSAS

Represented at Harvard this year

International population over time

International population this year