On January 30, 2013, the Department of State (DOS) published a proposed rule that would substantially raise the fees associated with the J-1 exchange visitor program.  Read the proposed rule published at 78 FR 6263.

  • On March 28, 2013, NAFSA submitted comments on the proposal.
  • On May 14, 2013, DOS published a final rule that implemented the fees effective June 13, 2013. See the final rule at 78 Fed.Reg. 28137 (May 14, 2013) for details.