Accompanying Spouse and Dependents Law and Legal Definition

According to 22 CFR 62.2 [Title 22 Foreign Relations; Chapter I-Department of State; Subchapter G Public Diplomacy and Exchanges; Part 62; Exchange Visitor Program; SubPart A; General Provisions], accompanying spouse and dependents means "the alien spouse and minor unmarried children of an exchange visitor who are accompanying or following to join the exchange visitor and who are seeking to enter or have entered the United States temporarily on a J-2 visa or are seeking to acquire or have acquired such status after admission. For the purpose of these regulations, a minor is a person under the age of 21 years old".