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J-1 trainee visa: Q&A

What is the purpose of the J-1 trainee visa? The purpose of the J-1 trainee visa is to enhance the skills and expertise of J-1 trainees in their particular academic or occupational fields, to improve their knowledge of particular U.S.…
October 28, 2020
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J-1 internship visa: Q&A

What is the purpose of the J-1 internship program? The purpose of the J-1 internship program is to enhance your skills and experience in a particular academic field and expose you to U.S. techniques or methodologies. Additionally, the J-1 program…
October 28, 2020
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What is SEVIS?

SEVIS is a Student and Exchange Visitor Identification System that is managed by SEVP (“Student and Exchange Visitor Program”). It is part of the National Security Investigation Division and collects certain information about visitors who are coming to the U.S.…
July 23, 2020
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What is a deferred inspection?

In certain situations, people who are entering the U.S. are referred to a deferred inspection. This usually happen if a CBP officer cannot make an immediate decision due to a lack of documentation. If a CBP officer cannot make an…
July 22, 2020
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Trump Administration Ends Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (“DACA”) Program – What will the Cancellation of DACA Mean? DACA Cancelled, What Next?

On September 5, 2017, The Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (“DACA”) program (To learn more about the DACA Program, click here.) The Obama Administration implemented the DACA program by executive order signed on…
September 7, 2017