September 5, 2017

Officials from the Department of State's Bureau of Educational Affairs (ECA) and members of NAFSA's International Student and Scholar Regulatory Practice Committee (ISS RP) discussed recent developments and focussed on site visits that ECA has been conducting recently. Topics addressed included the purpose of site visits, how sponsors are notified, what sponsors should expect and how they can prepare, and if ECA will provide feedback after a visit. In addition, ECA provided updates and addressed other J-1 hot topics.

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