J-1 Regulation Explainers

Know Your Documents: The J-1 Visa, DS-2019, DS-7002, I-901, and I-94

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Know Your Documents: The J-1 Visa, DS-2019, DS-7002, I-901, and I-94

As you may have noticed, there are many documents that correspond with your immigration status as a J-1 visa holder. It is important to know what these documents do, even if you do not know what all of the names stand for (hint: “DS” stands for “Department of State,” the government agency responsible for administering […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Outside the U.S. During Your J-1 Program

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Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Outside the U.S. During Your J-1 Program

 Can I travel outside the United States during my J-1 training program or internship? This is perhaps the most common question we get from J-1 and J-2 Exchange Visitors. J-1 trainees and interns frequently email us to ask if they and their J-2 dependents are allowed to travel outside the United States during their J-1 […]

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