Not qualified for any visa
Question: I am not qualified for any visa. I have a company ready to help, but we seem to be at a point where I cannot go any further. Can you help?
Answer: There is a visa known as the J Visa which many times neither the trainee, nor the host company knows of its existence.
Question: What type of fields are permitted with the J Visa?
Answer: There are numerous fields. However, some of the more popular ones include Law, Advocacy, Public Administration,Communications, Journalism,Broadcasting, Publishing, Information Media, Web Design, E-Commerce, Computer Science, Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Protection, Finance, Mathematics, Auditing, The Sciences, Skilled Industrial Occupations, Commerce, Import/Export, Strategic Planning Management, Marketing, Accounting, Business, and Software Development.
Question: Qualifications needed by the prospective trainee
Answer: The International Trainee is eligible if they:
A) Has prior education or experience (or a combination of both) of not less than two (2) years directly relating to the proposed training program.
B) Has not previously completed a J-1 Exchange Visitor Training Program.
C) Is not currently receiving training in the United States in an F-1, J-1 or H-3 visa status.
D) Has not previously completed work or training that would be duplicative of the proposed J-1 training;
E) Has at least conversational English-speaking skills so as to be able to fully benefit from the training and cultural opportunities in the United States.
F) Is at least twenty-one years of age.
G) Can demonstrate the intent to return to the home country and
H) Will apply for the J-1 visa in the home country.
Question: How about the host companies qualifications?
Answer: The Host Company is eligible if it:
A) Has been in business at least 24 months.
B) Will adequately remunerate the J-1 Exchange Visitor Trainee.
C) Has established a bona fide training program.
D) Will not engage the J-1 Exchange Visitor Trainee in ordinary employment.
E) Has at least ten (10) employees and has sufficient annual revenues to support a trainee program. Thus, if this particular type of visa will work, you should not give up and should apply for the J Visa.