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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Mr Kenny said there could be a "serious reduction in the number of J1 visas granted to Irish people.
EMIGRATION But with emigration and the drain of players to the J1 visa exodus every summer, he was hard pressed to round up all those available.
It is believed they were on working holidays in California through the J1 visa scheme.
Entitled the Grant Residency for Additional Doctors (GRAD) Act of 2014, Meng's legislation also requires that the expedited review of J1 visa applicants be the sole responsibility of a designated officer or employee from March to June, since most residency programmes begin each July.
Seven of their friends, on J1 visas to the US, are critically ill after the tragedy in the university town of Berkeley, California.
Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan revealed how his department is providing "all assistance possible" to students who are in the States on J1 visas.
By the end of last week all tourists and students on J1 visas had been accounted for.