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DOS announces immediate moratorium on au pair exchange visitor program growth

  1. Date Announced

    Oct. 9, 2020

    DOS announces restriction on the size of the au pair J-1 category to calendar year 2019 levels, declaring a moratorium on both new sponsor organization designations and expansions of programs of existing sponsors. DOS indicates that it may consider reallocation of numbers among existing sponsors from any sponsors that cease to operate in the au pair category while the moratorium is in place. [ID #1090]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Oct. 9, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: DOS

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