Tag Archives: J Visa

Q Visa for Cultural Exchange Visitors to the U.S.

What is the Q visa and who qualifies?

The Q-1 Visa was designed to allow foreign individuals to enter the United States to take part in an established international cultural exchange program. The exchange program must be one to provide practical training, employment and sharing of the individual's native culture, history and traditions with...

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J-2 Visas for Spouses and Child(ren) of J-1 Visa Holders

J-2 Visas for Spouses and Child(ren) of J-1 Visa Holders

Many J-1 exchange visitors may obtain J-2 visas for spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21 to accompany them to the United States.  Eligibility for a J-2 visa depends on the specific exchange program being offered to the J-1 non-immigrant...

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J-1 to U.S. Green Card

J-1 to Green Card

The J-1 visa is a dual intent visa, which means that you are able to apply for adjustment of status to a lawful permanent resident in the United States without invalidating your J visa status.  Individuals present in the United States on J-1 visas are eligible to apply for a Green...
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Change of Status from an J-1 Visa to an F-1 Visa

Can I apply for a change of status from J-1 to F-1?

  A nonimmigrant present in the United States on J-1 Visa status can change his or her status to F-1 student status in one of two ways.  You can either travel outside of the United States then reenter in F-1 status, or you can submit...
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