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J Visas for Exchange Visitors

Experienced J Visa Attorneys Based in Dallas, TX

The J visa allows foreign nationals to travel to the United States under numerous exchange programs recognized by the USCIS.

Individuals ranging from students to researchers and specialists can:

  • Pursue their studies
  • Receive training
  • Or share their knowledge under this visa program

This visa also allows the visa holder to pursue other extracurricular activities outside of their cultural exchange as well.

The visa holder can bring their spouse and certain dependents to accompany them during their stay with the J-2 visa. The J-2 visa is a non-immigrant visa that is granted by the consular official at a U.S. embassy.

Who Is Eligible for a J-1 Visa?

J-1 visas are available for:

Research Scholars or Professors

With the J visa, scholars are free to conduct research, teach, lecture, or participate in scholarly activities that promote exchange for an accredited post-secondary institution, library, museum, or similar institution.

College and University Students

Foreign students can apply for a J-1 visa if they intend to study at a U.S. post-secondary accredited college or university full-time.

Government Visitors

Prominent international visitors can enter the U.S. and participate in activities that promote and strengthen relationships with U.S. government agencies. These influential individuals are typically selected by a U.S. government agency.

Foreign Teachers

Qualifying foreign teachers can teach at an accredited U.S. primary or secondary school.

Physicians

Visitors can apply to work, research, or conduct training.

The J-1 visa requires that all visa holders return to their county after the exchange program has ended. Extensions are available through your program sponsor, who must file an application for the extension.

How Akula & Associates Can Help You

Our J-visa lawyers at Akula & Associates can offer our assistance for individuals and exchange programs. We can assist with documentation and provide guidance throughout the process. The application process may not be a simple procedure, and we are available to provide assistance through each step.

Contact (844) 299-5003 if you would like to learn more about applying for a J visa with the help of our experienced attorneys.

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