The CI-URI instructors are only allowed to teach after school Chinese programs required by the J1 Visa
and RI teaching regulation.
"It is truly terrible to have such a serious and sad incidence take place at the beginning of a summer of adventure and opportunity for so many young people on J1 visas
in the US."
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.
Mr Collins said: "A number of changes were made to the J1 visa
programme in recent years including the stipulation all students must have an approved seasonal job before they can take part.
Compliance Checklist for Camp Directors is a companion piece to the Best Practices.
In 2014 student, Holly Austin, 23, left mum Regina, dad Charlie and young brother Ben to go on her J1 visa
to the US.
holders are reporting huge delays in finding somewhere to stay in Berkeley, California, a year on from the tragedy.
Deputy O'Brien said: "Many have been unable to secure work to date, despite having spent large sums of money in applying for the J1 Visa
and arranging flights."
She died with fellow J1 Visa
students Eoghan Culligan, Nick Schuster, Lorcan Miller, Eimear Walsh and Olivia Burke last June.
Like McCaffrey, Jonathan Ranson is a 21-year-old from Clontarf though he broke his neck while in San Diego on a J1 visa
last year, leaving him paralysed from the neck down.
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