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November 17, 2016

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the uncertainty many are feeling in the wake of the Presidential election and the President-elect’s immigration-related campaign statements.  While we fully appreciate these concerns, current laws and regulations will continue, certainly into the next year, at least.  We expect to learn more about the intentions of the next Administration in the coming weeks. HIO will remain in close contact with Harvard’s Office of Federal Relations, as well as our various professional organizations (NAFSA, AILA, CFGI) and Harvard will continue to articulate the importance of international scholarly exchange and the valuable contribution to the U. S. that international students and scholars make.  We will be sending ...

October 27, 2016

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 Dan Berger for a two hour informational session, where he will be speaking about topics such as H-1Bs, TNs, 0-1s, entrepreneurship, green cards and much more.  The session will be held on Friday, December 9th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in the TMEC Amphitheater at HMS.

This event is sponsored by the HMS Office for Postdoctoral  Affairs and the HIO. ...

October 17, 2016

The HIO is located in the Smith Campus Center which is currently undergoing extensive construction and renovation.  The entrance to the Smith Campus Center is located on Massachusetts Avenue and will be marked to indicate where you should enter the building.  Have your passport available to check in with the building security personnel before you head up to HIO on the 8th floor.  ...

Personal Stories

I think it is all the everyday experiences put together that make the best experience of being here

Sara Marie Hebsgaard OffersenDenmarkDepartment of Global Health and Social Medicine

I find that Boston truly is a melting pot of diverse human beings and ways of thinking which helps me extend my perspective on life and my research as a scholar at Harvard.

Sandra StaudacherSwitzerlandHarvard Medical School

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International population over time

International population this year