J-1 visa

J-1 visa Articles

  • J-1 Visa Waiver FAQ

    J-1 Visa Waiver: Frequently Asked Questions

    Published on July 24, 2020

    A J-1 visa waiver is sought in order to bypass the rule that requires J-1 holders to be physically present in their home country for two years. Our office often gets questions regarding J-1 visas, their waivers, and the best way for them to be approached for a favorable outcome. Common topics of discussion include…

  • J-1 Visa Processing Time

    J-1 Visa Processing Time

    Published on May 20, 2020

    When you’re planning your immigration case, you want details. You want to know what is required, which forms you need, how much it will cost, and, possibly most importantly, how much time it will take. If you are in the process of, or thinking about, applying for an exchange visitor visa, this post will break…

  • J-1 Visa Taxes

    J-1 Visa Taxes

    Published on January 07, 2020

    The United States tax system is a broad, murky, and deep topic. The most important thing is for every eligible taxpayer to have a basic knowledge of what is expected of them based on the category they belong to. As a J-1 visa holder, if you earn wages in the United States, it is expected…

  • J-1 Visa to Marriage Green Card

    J-1 Visa to Marriage Green Card

    Published on August 20, 2019

    The J-1 nonimmigrant visa classification is a temporary status issued to foreign researchers,  scholars, professors, and students to participate in designated exchange visitor programs in the United States. Just like some of the other temporary visas, most J-1 holders are required to return to their home countries after completing their programs.

  • J-1 to O-1 visa

    J-1 to O-1 Visa

    Published on June 25, 2019

      One of the advantages of an exchange visitor visa is that you are allowed to change from J-1 to another nonimmigrant status if you wish to remain in the United States after the completion of your program. 

  • J-1 Visa Interview

    J-1 Visa Interview

    Published on June 18, 2019

    The J-1 classification, otherwise known as an exchange visitor program, is a nonimmigrant visa category available to foreign nationals who desire to participate in an approved work- and study-based program in the United States.

  • J-1 Visa Employment

    J-1 Visa Employment

    Published on May 23, 2019

    There are over 1 million international students currently studying in the U.S. The J-1 exchange visitor visa is one of the options available to students from different parts of the world who wish to benefit from the quality education offered by U.S. institutions. This visa category is open to high school, undergraduate, masters, doctoral students,…

  • J-1 Visa Documents

    J-1 Visa Documents

    Published on April 23, 2019

      The J-1 exchange visitor visa is for applicants who are visiting the U.S. temporarily to participate in an approved program for the acquisition of skill and knowledge before returning home to their home country. Unlike other nonimmigrant work visas, J-1 applicants are not sponsored by employers; they are sponsored by certain programs approved by…