J Visa Guidebook

ebook Volume 1 · J Visa Guidebook (2017)

By Gregory H. Siskind

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The J Visa Guidebook is your one-stop resource for dealing with questions related to the exchange visitor nonimmigrant visa program. Written entirely by esteemed attorneys in this area of immigration law, the J Visa Guidebook is a convenient, two-volume, softbound guide covering the regulations on aliens and advising program sponsors how to comply with these regulations. Inside this essential resource you'll find:

  • A history of the exchange visitor program
  • Coverage of the J-1 program designation process, including the sponsorship requirements for each exchange visitor category
  • Guidance through the steps necessary to secure the U.S. State Department's approval of a J-1 program application
  • Subjects ranging from the appointment of responsible program officers and the preparation of DS-2019, to recordkeeping requirements, the supervision of J-1 program participants, and sanctions for noncompliance
  • Issues such as the qualifications for the J-1 visa in each exchange visitor category, employment authorization, maintenance of status, reinstatement of status, extension requests, and changes in program categories
  • Clarification on the complex issues relating to the J-1 two-year home residence requirement and possible waivers
  • No-objection letters from over 70 countries
  • Sample hardship applications
  • State-30 information from all currently participating states
  • Over 1,000 pages of appendix material.
  • J Visa Guidebook