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

  1. 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]

    View Policy Document
  3. Subsequent Action

    February 21, 2020

    "Withdrawn--Department will not pursue"

    Unified Agenda Spring 2020: Visas: Two-Year Home-Country Physical Presence Requirement
Status: Rescinded
Type of Action: Rule
Agencies Affected: Bureau of Consular Affairs

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