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J Visa Guidebook, 2016 Edition

Comprehensive one-stop resource for handling exchange visitor non-immigrant visas.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781522105770
Publisher: Matthew Bender

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The J Visa Guidebook is your one-stop resource for dealing with questions related to the exchange visitor non-immigrant visa program. Written entirely by esteemed attorneys in this area of immigration law, it 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 record keeping 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.

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Table of contents

Volume 1
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1 HISTORY OF THE EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAM AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
CHAPTER 2 DESIGNATION OF EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 3 EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAM OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 4 EXCHANGE VISITOR CATEGORIES AND PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 5 EXCHANGE VISITOR ADMISSION AND PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 6 THE TWO-YEAR HOME RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT AND WAIVERS
APPENDIX A STATE DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
APPENDIX B "NO OBJECTION" LETTERS FROM SELECTED COUNTRIES
APPENDIX C FEDERAL INTERESTED GOVERNMENT AGENCY INFORMATION
APPENDIX D PHYSICIAN WAIVER INFORMATION
APPENDIX E INTERNET WEB RESOURCE LIST

Volume 2
APPENDIX F STATE 30 WAIVER PROGRAM INFORMATION
APPENDIX G PRIMARY LAW RESOURCES
APPENDIX H LIAISON MINUTES AND CORRESPONDENCE
APPENDIX I FORMS, INFORMATION SHEETS, ARTICLES, AND FLOWCHARTS
INDEX