Undocumented Students

Undocumented students are among the most resilient and diligent students in the country. Despite myriad barriers some gain admission into institutions of higher learning where they are presented with another wave of unique concerns. As an undocumented student, you may face legal and financial struggles that may make it difficult to access career-related opportunities. Regardless of your immigration status, OCS advisers and staff members are ready to hear about your career aspirations and point you toward relevant resources. We are here to walk with you throughout your career journey and will do our best to help you take advantage of resources and opportunities offered by Harvard and beyond.

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On President Biden’s first day in office he proposed an immigration bill that features a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and makes Dreamers — young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children — immediately eligible for green …

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Information and resources for undocumented members of the Harvard University community, and for their families.

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