The number of Irish "nonimmigrant students and exchange visitors" - which relates to J1 visas
- due to depart was 11,868 but 351 overstays were recorded, equating to a rate of 2.96%.
pointed to a female labor attache "who denounced work/study J1 visas
He told the Irish Sunday Mirror: "We have a lot of young lads coming up but at least four of the senior team are away in the States on J1 visas
"It is truly terrible to have such a serious and sad incidence take place at the beginning of a summer of adventure and opportunity for so many young people on J1 visas
in the US."
Irish students were in the US for the summer on J1 visas
Meng's bill seeks to remedy the difficulty that international physicians especially doctors from India and Pakistan have encountered in securing J1 visas
from American Embassies in their countries, it said.
THE numbers of students getting J1 visas
could plummet by 80% due to changes to the programme, it was warned yesterday.