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Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation from this information session (in PDF format).  This was added after the session was presented on 4/30/2010.

Immigration Sponsorship
Options after OPT


The ISSO will host Sharryn Ross of Ross Silverman LLP, a prominent Boston immigration law firm, for a discussion of options for those who wish to remain in the U.S. to continue employment after their period of F-1 Optional Practical Training. Students in J-1 status completing a period of Academic Training will also benefit from this session.


This session will introduce participants to the

H-1B classification, the H-1B “cap,”

alternatives to H-1B (TN, E-3, J-1),

lawful permanent residence and more.


Friday, April 30, 2010


International Students

& Scholars Office

888 Commonwealth Ave


2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


Pre-registration is not necessary.  However, please come a few minutes early as the session is limited to 60 participants.

Boston University
May 4, 2010

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office