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Follow these steps to invite a J-1 student-intern.
The hosting department must provide the prospective Student-Intern with an invitation or offer letter.
There are two ways to change status: re-entry to the U.S. or filing for a change of status with USCIS.
If the exchange visitor is currently in the U.S. on a J-1 visa in a different category, they need to do a change of category.
If the student-intern is already in the U.S. on a J visa in the student-intern category, they can transfer their visa status.
ISSS is a unit of the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance, the central international office for the University of Minnesota system.
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