J-1 Visa

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J-1 Visa

A visa allowing one to stay in the United States for cultural or business exchange. Many times, a J-1 visa is issued for work purposes or for training, such as an internship or schooling. In order to be eligible for a J-1 visa, one must receive sponsorship from a government or private entity. One must leave the United States within 30 days of the visa's expiration.
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Meng's bill seeks to remedy the difficulty that international physicians especially doctors from India and Pakistan have encountered in securing J1 visas from American Embassies in their countries, it said.
He told the Irish Sunday Mirror: "We have a lot of young lads coming up but at least four of the senior team are away in the States on J1 visas.
It sparked fury after it claimed the J1 visa programme was a "source of embarrassment" for Ireland.
THEY look like any other group of excited Irish students having the time of their lives on the J1 visa summer programme.
Ian, from Piltown in Co Kilkenny, is on a J1 visa in the States for the summer and went to Millennium Park, where the concert was taking place, before work.
She had spent the summer in New York on a J1 visa and was staying with her brother for a night out before flying home to Ireland.
The couple have three daughters - Jessica, Sarah and Elaine, who is the youngest and had just left for the US on Monday on a J1 visa for the summer.
To forbid players who have been named on a Championship panel from playing in the US that year, unless they hold a J1 visa.
The aspiring lawyer met her future husband in 2005 while she was working in the States on a J1 Visa.
J1 visa visitors as young as 18 looking to dodge strict US drinking laws are going to the crime-ridden city of Tijuana.
STUDENTS keen to jet out to the US on a J1 visa could be left stranded because recession-hit America needs the summer jobs.
The couple met in June 2005 when Emily went on a J1 visa to America.