Visitors coming to the United States to go to school or work for a short time may be eligible to enter the country using a J-1 nonimmigrant visa. The J-1 nonimmigrant classification is for exchange visitors and there are a variety of different programs that make it possible to take advantage of the opportunities that America has to offer.
Miranda & Weisman, LLC can help you determine if there is a J-1 visa that applies in your situation and, if so, can assist you in completing the required paperwork and following the necessary steps to get your visa. Our goal is to help open up the doors to all that this country can offer for students, professionals, au pairs, travelers and scholars. Call today to speak with a J-1 exchange attorney in Maryland to learn more.
J-1 visas are available for many different types of visitors including:
The J-1 visa makes it possible for many different people to come to the United States. Naturally, there are a variety of specific requirements that must be fulfilled for each category. A Maryland immigration lawyer can assist you in understanding the criteria for your visa and in helping you to meet the requirements.
For every type of J-1 visa, you can expect to need:
You may also need to provide specific information about the program you are participating in. We can help you ensure that you are able to benefit from educational, training and academic opportunities by assisting you in completing a successful application for a J-1 visa.
Miranda & Weisman, LLC can provide advice on both J-1 and J-2 visa applications so you will have the best chance of success in obtaining a visa at a consular post abroad. We can also provide comprehensive advice about maintaining your J-1 status and on taking advantage of employment opportunities.
Our Maryland J-1 exchange attorneys also represent clients in complex cases involving exchange visas, including situations where you have a past immigration status violation, and in situations where a visa application has been previously denied. If you decide you wish to change your status once in the United States, we can help with that too.
If you are dedicated to furthering your educational or career opportunities while taking advantage of living in America and becoming immersed in the life and culture for a period of time, the J-1 exchange visa option is the right one for you.
Let us help you make your dream of living in America possible. Contact us today to speak with a member of our legal team and learn more about how we can represent you.