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State Dept. plans to propose rule creating a presumption against waiver of J-visa two-year return requirement

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 1, 2018

    Department of State intends to publish an interim final rule to create a presumption against waivers of the J-Visa two-year home-country presence requirement in no-objection and exceptional hardship cases. [ID #710]

    Notice of intent to issue interim final rule: Visa: Two-Year Home-Country Physical Presence Requirement

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Rescinded
Trump Administration Action: Rule
Agencies Affected: Bureau of Consular Affairs

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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