Throughout his administration, President Trump has imposed a travel ban against many countries from the Middle East. Countries affected include Iran, Iraq, and Syria; to list a few. Despite the travel ban against these countries, there are some visas that are offered to the citizens of these countries that will allow them to enter the United States. The J-1 visa, also known as the Exchange Visitors visa is one of the visas that will allow a citizen from a banned country to enter the US. The J-1 visa is the cultural affairs, exchange of faculty, researchers and students. This means that professors or scholars, students, specialists, and a few other scholarly workers from banned countries can apply for this visa to enter the United States.
This is an immigration legal blog. It is not intended to be used as legal advice. For further information please contact the law offices of attorney Ramona Kennedy.
Ramona Kennedy (Attorney) received her Jurisprudence Doctorate in America and is a licensed attorney in California (USA). Ramona Kennedy is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Ramona Kennedy is fluent in English and Farsi (reading & writing) & speaks Azeri Turkish.
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