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The J-1 two-year home residency requirement can be a devastating block to those who wish to apply for a change of status or adjustment of status in the United States, or obtain a new immigrant or nonimmigrant visa at a consulate. With few exceptions, most J-1 exchange visitors with the INA §212(e) home residency requirement must file a waiver before they can apply for another status or visa. Join our expert panelists for a discussion of the essential elements of a J-1 waiver and the latest issues facing exchange visitors.
- Is a Waiver Needed?
- Basis for Waivers
- The Role of the DOS Waiver Review Division
- Specific Considerations for Physicians and International Medical Graduates
- Special Considerations for Spouses and Minor Children
- Other Issues Relating to J-1 Waivers: New Proposed Rule on Summer Work Travel Program
|Free Downloadable Seminar Recording Included with Live Registration Included with registration, participants in the live seminar will receive a free downloadable recording of the seminar. It will be available in participant's Agora Digital Library approximately 4-7 business days from the seminar date.
- *Kristen A. Harris (DL), Chicago, IL
- *Jennifer Minear, AILA 2nd Vice President, Richmond, VA
- *Michelle Salter, Seattle, WA
- *Stephanie Rucker Andrews, Cultural Exchange Development Manager, American Immigration Council, Washington, DC
*Invited, not confirmed
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The J-1 Waiver Essentials
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