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Advance Copy of DOS Final Rule: Exchange Visitor Program Changes
Posted on 3 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With this rulemaking, the Department of State is amending the general rules covering the Exchange Visitor Program that govern the designation of sponsors and the overall administration of the Program. This final rule encompasses technical changes... Read More

State Department Notice: Establishment of a Private Sector U.S.-Mexico Exchange Visitor Intern Program
Posted on 21 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of State administers the Exchange Visitor Program pursuant to the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (Pub. L. 87–256) as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2451, et seq., also known as the Fulbright-Hays Act (the Act). The... Read More

Advance Copy of DOS Notice of Proposed Private Sector U.S.-Mexico Exchange Visitor Intern Program
Posted on 20 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On March 16, 2015, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan and Under Secretary for North American Affairs for the Government of Mexico Sergio Alcocer signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the U.S.... Read More

Advance copy of DOS notice: Cap on Current Participant Levels and Moratorium on New Sponsor Applications for Summer Work Travel Program
Posted on 4 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Effective January 1, 2012, the Department is restricting the size of the Exchange Visitor Program (J-1visa) category of Summer Work Travel to 2011 actual participant levels. The Department is also announcing, effective immediately, a moratorium... Read More