Effective June 20, 2005, Chinese nationals who wish to come to the United States as F-1 or M-1 students or J-1 exchange visitors will be issued visas that are valid for 12 months and multiple entries. Dependents of these students and exchange visitors will also receive similar visas. U.S. students and exchange visitors going to China will receive similar visas from China. AMDOC #: 200506003