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What happens if J-1 status is not maintained

If you have fallen “out of status” you must apply for reinstatement with the U.S. Department of State.

The following documents must be submitted to the appropriate counselor at IPS for review and submission to the U.S. Department of State for processing:

Violations where reinstatement is not available:

The decision to approve or deny the reinstatement request is entirely at the discretion of the U.S. Department of State.

If you believe you are “out of status”, please schedule an appointment with the appropriate staff member to discuss your case in more details.

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Last Update: 02/24/2011