1. Certain J visa holders are subject to a 2-year foreign residency requirement. This means they must return to their home country or country of their last residence for 2 years upon completion of their J status in the U.S.
2. The 2-year foreign residency requirement may be waived.
3. The waivers also apply to certain family members of J visa holders.
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This article is intended for informational purposes only, and should not be relied on as a legal advice or an attorney-client relationship. For more information, please contact Aik Wan Kok, Immigration Attorney at Tiya PLC, at
, 703-772-8224 or www.tiyaimmigration.com. Tiya PLC is a U.S. professional law practice specializing in U.S. immigration law. Ms. Kok and Tiya PLC provide legal representation to foreign nationals, individuals and their families, employers and companies in all stages and aspects of green card and work visa matters.