More than 150,000 Irish students have availed of the J-1 option to visit the US in the past 50 years.
Kevin Donoghue, President of the Union of Students, said: "The J-1 is a huge part of the academic experience for a lot of people and most Irish students contribute well to American society while over there.
Four federal agencies launched investigations into the exploitation of J-1
student workers at the Hershey's plant, and nearly 70,000 Americans signed a petition in support of the students' demands: 1) return the $3,000-6,000 students paid for false promises of a cultural exchange, and 2) turn the 400 jobs they filled in the Hershey's packing plant into living wage jobs for local workers.
The use of J-1
visa waivers remains a major means of providing physicians to practice in underserved areas of the United States.
is the remarketing agent for the subseries J-1
bonds; and Merrill Lynch, Fenner, Pierce & Smith Incorporated is the remarketing agent for the subseries J-2 bonds.
They will host an orientation for students planning to spend a summer working or travelling in the States on a student J-1
The subseries J-1
bonds will mature June 1, 2008-2032.
As a community of camp professionals dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults through the camp experience, ACA is compelled to address the issue of cultural exchange, specifically, the J-1
International Camp Counselors Visa Program.
The "AA" rating on the class J-1
certificates reflect credit loss protection provided by the subordination of the 0.
visa allows foreign workers to train and work in U.
As most of you know, new regulations governing the J-1
program for camp counselors were published in March of 1993 that limited participants in the program to two visits in their lifetime.
The little-known J-1
visa offers companies an opportunity to have foreign students or professionals for short term assignments, giving American business and employees a chance to learn about the business practices of other countries and cultures during an 18-month time period.