J-1 scholar categories include Research Scholars, Professors and others.
Many J-1 Exchange Visitors are subject to a Two-Year Home-Country Physical Presence Requirement or 212(e).
Eligibility and Requirements for J-2 Status
Two different rules affect how soon a J-1 can re-enter the U.S.
All new J-1s are required to pay a SEVIS fee of $220.
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