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J-1 Visa Program

For the past 20 years, BABC’s J-1 visa program has enabled members to bring qualified employees — of any nationality, and from anywhere in the world – into the United States for up to 18 months to gain first-hand knowledge of US business practices and methodologies.

J-1 Visa Fast Facts

Purpose
Enables BABC member companies to bring qualified employees into the US in a quick, cost-effective, reliable and user-friendly way.

Qualities
• Cost-effective: $1,600
• Quick: can process completed applications within five business days
• Reliable: authorized by the US Department of State since 1986
• User-friendly: Program Administrator on-staff to assist

Benefits
• Improve communication between US and overseas offices
• Provide US work experience to employees working elsewhere
• Enhance employee recruitment/retention
• Facilitate limited-time intra-company transfers

Conditions
• Maximum period of 18 months
• Trainees must have non-US degree /professional certificate or five-years work experience outside the US
• Company must have existing business relationship with UK

Business sectors served
• Management, Business, Commerce & Finance
• Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics, & Industrial Occupations
• Information Media & Communications
• Law

For more information, please contact Jane Rosenberg at 215-790-3686 or jrosenberg@greaterphilachamber.com.

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