Sponsoring bodies regarding the J-1 program made an announcement previous week that the students who seek to apply for J-1 visa for the US would face augmented difficulties. Following the decision which was announced on 12th November that the students should now have to secure a job before travelling to the US. Previous year around 7,000 students from Ireland availed this visa.
Worries have been increased that this can view a decline of up to 80% in the individual numbers applying for the visa.
The reform initiated from the sponsoring agencies in the US that examine and sponsor J1 participants. These agencies offer students with all the documentations for travelling to the nation.
According to the press release from the Embassy of the US, it explained that the latest procedures for acquiring the visa can protect the students. It notes that the preplacement process for the J1 students
is already in place, and they are taking the pleasure of success in nearly every two nation in the world.
The preplacement need is designed for ensuring the better security and safety of the students and additional cultural experiences in the US.
According to the Embassy representative, the independent sponsored agencies have talked to us that their aim is to create the safest and most satisfying J-1 experience possible. The preplacement process has already been effectively implemented in nearly every nation all around the world.
And according to him, the sponsors have witnessed that the preplacement has raised safety and well being of the J-1 students and had enhanced the students experience on the whole.
The embassy has also affirmed that they do not trust the reform would witness a decline in the number of students though it would make it safer for the students.
The year 2016 would witness the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the J-1 visa program, since its start around 1,50,000 individuals have used it for travelling to the US.