Introduction The Exchange Visitor Program, also known as the J-1 Visa Program, has been attracting foreign students, teachers and other professionals from around the world to the United States for a short-term work experience. For nearly five decades, the U.S. and the participating countries have found the program to be mutually beneficial. The U.S. benefits […]
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Mark Foster, president of the Jamaican Association of Employment and Cultural Exchange (JAECE), said that the number of university students who travelled overseas on the work and travel programme this year increased, when compared to 2020. Foster said that in 2020, there was a noticeable decline in applicants, with about 500 being allowed to go […]
The J-1 Summer Work and Travel Program is increasingly becoming a popular alternative for university students seeking an opportunity to financially assist with funding their tuition.