USCIS Updates Policy Guidance on Two-Year Foreign Residence Requirement for J-1 Exchange Visitors

On October 24, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the two (2)-year foreign residence requirement for the nonimmigrant exchange visitor (J) visa classification. Background The J-1 visa classification is for exchange visitors who intend to participate in an approved program for the purpose of teaching, READ MORE