I held a J-1 intern visa in 2010 and had to wait two years to apply for the J-1 trainee visa .I am getting a J-1-trainee visa now but would like to later on change to an H visa when the previous expires. Will I have to wait another 2 years? Is there any way around this?
The only reason you would have to wait two years is if you are subject to the two-year home residency requirement. Check your form DS-2019 and your J-1 visa.
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