What's New

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 18, 2016

The Congressionally mandated Diversity Visa Lottery makes a limited amount of permanent resident visas available annually, drawn from random selection among all entries to persons who meet strict eligibility requirements from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. Click here for information regarding the Diversity Visa Lottery.

The Diversity Visa Lottery for this year will be open from October 4, 2016 until November 7, 2016. ...

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 met an incredible and very diverse group of people, from all over the world who taught me so many things at so many levels.  So I think in that sense, coming to Harvard makes you a truly global citizen

Mariano Gomez LuqueArgentinaGraduate School of Design

Every moment I spent at Harvard so far has been beautiful and it still feels unreal.It is great to be part of Harvard’s intellectually engaging community and every day spent here is an inspiration.

Ana-Maria ConstantinRomaniaHarvard College2016

Represented at Harvard this year

International population over time

International population this year