J Visa Law and Legal Definition

A J Visa refers to a type of Visa required for temporary workers on J1 work and travel or J1 trainees who are coming to work or train with an organization that has been approved for an exchange program under the J Visa regulations.

The following is an example of a case law on J Visa:

Persons who receive J Visas are required to return to their home country for a period of two years before they can be granted an immigrant visa or permanent residence within the U.S.[Afato v. Clinton, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 53973 (D. Cal. 2010)].