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Assistance for Staff Immigration Concerns

The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) offers free legal consultations about Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and other immigration concerns to Harvard community members (including staff). To schedule an appointment with immigration staff attorney Jason Corral or social worker Liala Buoniconti, please contact Nilce Maldonado at or call 617-495-6648. Jason and Nilce are fluent in Spanish.

HIRC also has walk-in hours at 6 Everett Street on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays with social work consultations available from 2-3:30pm and legal consultations from 2-4:30pm. Walk-in hours at Cabot Science Library for legal and social services are Wednesdays 3-4:30pm. HIRC also holds appointments and walk-ins in the Longwood Area at TMEC, 260 Longwood Ave, Student Affairs Suite, 252-K on the second floor.


TPS FAQ (Español)

TPS Flyer (English/Spanish)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that Haitian TPS designation will be terminated on July 22, 2019. Nicaraguan TPS will end on January 5, 2019, and El Salvadoran TPS will end on September 9, 2019. TPS country designations for Honduras, Syria, Nepal, Sudan, South Sudan and Yemen have not been terminated as of this writing. If you currently have TPS from either Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti or El Salvador, please contact HIRC’s office as soon as possible to discuss potential remedies beyond TPS.

For the most up to date information, see HIRC’s website: