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International/Immigrant Admissions

Visa/Immigration Documentation for Standard Applicants

If you will be providing documentation in support of your immigration status, original documents must be presented in-person to The Office of Admissions and AdvisingFaxed, emailed, scanned, or photocopied documents are not accepted.

Acceptable forms of documentation are listed below:

  • Permanent Residents: Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
     
  • Asylees/Refugees: Passport and I-94, or USCIS Approval Notice
     
  • Applicants for Pending Status: Current Employment Authorization Card
    - Students who have not applied for employment authorization can submit USCIS Receipt verifying pending status
     
  • Deferred Action (DACA): Current Employment Authorization Card
    - Students who have not applied for employment authorization can submit USCIS Form I-821/I-821D (DACA approval notice)
     
  • Other Visa Types: Passport, Visa, I-94, and/or USCIS Approval Notice verifying current status
     
  • Undocumented students applying for the "Maryland Dream Act" (MD Senate Bill 167): click here for details

Students in the U.S. with no current immigration documentation are welcome to attend HCC!  Please contact intlstudent@howardcc.edu for details.
 

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