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VOA Journalists Put at Risk, J-1 Visas Not Renewed by USAGM
Posted on 26 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jessica Jerreat, VOA, Aug. 25, 2020 "This week, Valdya Baraputri had been scheduled to broadcast live from the Republican National Convention. Instead, she and a colleague were on a flight home to Indonesia on Monday, after the U.S. Agency for... Read More

Tags: J-1 Visa , USAGM , VOA

"We Just Can't Leave. We Are Stuck."
Posted on 15 Apr 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun, Apr. 14, 2020 "When Gov. Jared Polis ordered the state’s ski areas to close on March 14, he also launched Ana Panessi into a frantic race to get home. It was a race she did not win. “So many people... Read More

Shortchanged: The Big Business Behind the Low Wage J-1 Au Pair Program
Posted on 22 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ILRWG, Aug. 2018 - "Informed by au pairs’ firsthand accounts, this report explores structural deficiencies in the J-1 au pair program that contribute to labor rights abuses. Au pairs report wage theft, coercion, sexual harassment, retaliation... Read More

Excerpts from the Oct. 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: 2014 Diversity Visas and More
Posted on 24 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

2014 Diversity Visas Online registration for the DV-2014 Program will begin on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at 12 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and conclude on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4... Read More