The purpose of the J-1 Intern and Trainee Visa Program is to give foreign citizens training and experience in the United States with the expectation that J-1 Intern and Trainee participants will return to their home country, following program completion, to impart newfound skills and knowledge to benefit and advance local employment industries – and to foster continued international collaboration.
What is a J-1 visa?
The J-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) to exchange visitors participating in programs that promote cultural exchange through professional development. All J-1 visa applicants must meet eligibility criteria and must be sponsored by a DOS-designated J-1 visa sponsor agency like Intrax Global Internships.
What is a J-1 visa sponsor?
The role of the J-1 visa sponsor, like Intrax Global Internships, is to act as an extension of the U.S. Department of State (DOS) in that the J-1 visa sponsor is tasked to ensure J-1 program compliance and also to serve as a resource for U.S. hosting companies and J-1 participants while on program in the United States.
If Intrax sponsors your J-1 Visa, your family members may apply with us for a J-2 Visa for dependents. As a J-1 Visa holder, your spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 may accompany you to the U.S. For additional information and requirements for the J-2 Visa, please see our FAQs.
With over 35 years of experience in cultural exchange including more than 10 years of expertise in the J-1 Intern and Trainee Programs, Intrax Global Internships is ready to partner with your law firm to simplify the J-1 visa application process for your firm and your clients.
We act as the J-1 visa sponsor by partnering with your law firm to streamline J-1 visa processing for your clients with confirmed internship or training program offers in the United States. We work closely with contacts at your law firm including attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants and secretaries to facilitate electronic submission of required application documents, after which our team will manage the entire process through DS-2019 form issuance while keeping your team copied on any correspondence.
Sponsorship through Intrax Global Internships includes:
Within the J-1 Intern and Trainee program, Intrax Global Internships is designated to sponsor the following categories: