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J1 research visa

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J1 research visa

Postby aamir » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:40 am

Is J1 research visa subjected to 2 year home residency requirement?

Suggestions will be appreciated..

Thank you
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Postby anatolyk » Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:06 am

I am not an expert, but as far as I know all J1 visas require return to a home country for 2 years.
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Postby waldomd » Sat Feb 02, 2008 10:38 am

Hello, it will always be subject to the two year if you get any kind of payment direct or indirectly from the US Goverment (grants, fundations, etc)
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Postby aamir » Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:45 pm

Thanks for your inputs guys...

So it is not wise to accept an offer of J1 research if we are planning to apply for 2009 match residency..

but what if can get a waiver on J1 research visa?
Do you have nay idea how difficult is it to get a waiver on J1 research?
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