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January 4, 2019

The current partial U.S. government shutdown has the following impacts:

• U.S. consular functions are operating, but if the shutdown is prolonged, visa processing could be limited.
• U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS ...

December 6, 2018

As you get ready to leave for winter break please check to make sure that the traavel signature on your Form I-20 or DS-2019 will be less than 12 months old at the time of your reentry to the U.S. If you need an updated travel signature, please stop by the HIO to obtain one before you leave campus. For more ...

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 ( ...

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

I was attracted to Harvard for its excellent and broad scientific environment. Specifically, in my case Harvard offered a very unique opportunity allowing me (a theoretical physicist) to work very closely with experimentalists; this is a new and refreshing experience for me.

Martin Schuetz - Germany - GSAS

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International population over time

International population this year