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The Office of International Affairs is dedicated to enhancing a vibrant international community and to fostering cross-cultural experience. We welcome, support and strengthen diversity through advocacy and holistic service. Enriching connections is our goal.
Latest News and Announcements
Fragomen: Foreign Students and Exchange Visitors Face Closer Scrutiny, Delays at U.S. Ports of Entry
Law firm Fragomen reports:
Foreign Students and Exchange Visitors Face Closer Scrutiny, Delays at U.S. Ports of Entry
May 9, 2013
F-1 and M-1 foreign students and J-1 exchange visitors are facing additional questioning and entry delays at U.S. ports, after a change in Customs and Border Protection procedures following the April 15 bombings in Boston.
Immigration and Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
- Wednesday, May 8
- Gleacher Center 621, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
- Register here
End of Paper I-94 / New I-94 Automation Guidelines
Dear International Students, Scholars, and Employees:
We would like to inform you about the new I-94 Automation process. The I-94 Form is the DHS Arrival/Departure Record issued to travelers who are admitted to the U.S., adjusting status while in the U.S., or extending their stay. A US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer generally attaches the I-94 to the non-immigrant visitor’s passport upon entry to the U.S. CBP has announced they will replace the paper I-94 with an electronic admissions and departure record.
Tim Wise to discuss affirmative action, a post-racial society, and white privilege on May 6
Tim Wise, a prominent US anti-racist writer and educator, will provide an opportunity to engage in a dialogue on white privilege, the notion of a post racial society, social justice and race in the United States. This event takes place on Tuesday, May 6, from 5-7 p.m. in Mandel Hall.
Volunteer Translators Needed for The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights
The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights is looking for speakers of foreign languages who would be willing to help with interpretation and translation between immigrant children and the Young Center.
The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights is a human service and policy advocacy program dedicated to advocating for the safety and well being of immigrant and refugee children who are alone in the United States. Often, the Center needs interpreters to find out what the children need and how they can best help them.
Leadership Conversation focused on the topic of the University’s engagement with the community.
Student Government and Campus and Student Life are excited to present the next Leadership Conversation focused on the topic of the University’s engagement with the community.
Beyond Borders: The Politics of Immigration Policy
Spring Quarter English as a Second Language Program Announced
GradUCon 2013 Videos
Attention grad students! Whether you weren't able to attend GradUCon 2013 or would simply like to revisit the material presented, you'll want to check out these videos from the event:
OIA Announces New Hours, Effective February 18th
Dear Students, Scholars and Colleagues,
OIA is very pleased to announce new hours. Beginning Monday, February 18, we will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. This simplifies our scheduled hours. As in the past, you will be able to schedule an appointment with your international student or scholar adviser by calling or visiting our front desk, and appointments will now fall within this new time frame. Please let me know if you have questions or concerns.
With best regards,