News and Announcements

April 2024

ISO / Most MIT Offices CLOSED on Monday, April 15, 2024
April 10, 2024

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Monday, April 15, 2024 in observance of the Patriots’ Day holiday. The ISO will close for walk-ins beginning at 3:00pm […]

February 2024

MIT Tax Workshops for International Students and Scholars – first workshop on February 22, 2024
February 20, 2024

The MIT ISO and Vice President for Finance Office (VPF) will be hosting a series of Tax Workshops for international students and scholars to provide resources on how to complete […]

Immigration Attorney Presentation on “Post-Graduation Work Visas & Permanent Residence Options” – Slidedeck and Recording Available on ISO Website
February 16, 2024

The ISO hosted on February 8, 2024 a presentation by Boston-based immigration law firm Iandol Desai & Cronin, PC on “Post-Graduation Work Visas and Permanent Residence Options”.  A copy of […]

ISO / Most MIT Offices CLOSED on Monday, February 19, 2024
February 12, 2024

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024 in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. The ISO will close for walk-ins beginning at 3:00pm […]

January 2024

USCIS Announces Application Fee Increases, Effective April 1, 2024
January 31, 2024

On January 31, 2024, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a Final Rule to adjust fees for certain immigration and naturalization benefit applications, effective April 1, 2024.  As indicated […]

ISO / Most MIT Offices CLOSED on Monday, January 15, 2024
January 10, 2024

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The ISO will close beginning at […]

December 2023

USCIS Premium Processing Fees to Increase Effective February 26, 2024
December 28, 2023

On December 28, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) announced a final rule that will increase the filing fee to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for Premium […]

USDOS Extends Again Discretion on Waivers of In-Person Visa Interviews for Certain Nonimmigrants
December 22, 2023

On December 21, 2023, the U.S. Department of State announced that it has again extended authorization to consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for certain nonimmigrant visa applicants […]

ISO / Most MIT Offices CLOSED December 25, 2023 through January 1, 2024
December 15, 2023

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed for a holiday break on Monday, December 25, 2023 through Monday, January 1, 2024. The ISO will close beginning at 3:00pm […]

November 2023

ISO Closed on Thursday-Friday, November 23-24, 2023 for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 15, 2023

The ISO, and most MIT offices, will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2023 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Veterans’ Day. The ISO will close […]