Post Tagged with: "J-1 visa"

This is the second summer in a row Luka Koprivica has come from Montenegro on the J-1 visa program to work at Hellenic Snack Bar in East Marion. (Photo by Rachel Siford via Times Review)

Worries on LI Over the Future of the J-1 Visa

Business, Labor, Long Island September 8, 2017 at 5:51 pm

Business owners in North and South Fork voice concerns over the possibility that the J-1 visa program will be eliminated, report East Hampton Star and Riverhead-News Review.

(Photo via Russkaya Reklama)

Fraud, Prostitution Ignite Clampdown on Russian Student Workers

Education, Immigration August 16, 2012 at 6:45 pm

Russkaya Reklama looks into why the usual 30,000 Russian-speaking youths that come to America on J-1 summer work visas dropped to only 8,000 this year, and reports that enforcement has tightened because of illegal practices including false employment contracts, prostitution and bank fraud schemes.

Green Wave: Summer Brings Thousands of Irish Students to NY

Green Wave: Summer Brings Thousands of Irish Students to NY

Education, Western European May 18, 2012 at 3:03 pm

As summer arrives in New York City, so will thousands of Irish students on J-1 visas. The Irish Voice spoke to Irish students about to arrive in New York and the local organizations that help the Irish visitors settle for the summer — and even play some sports that remind them of home.

Student cyber-scammers get light sentences

Student cyber-scammers get light sentences

Featured Posts, Immigration, New York, Opinion November 9, 2011 at 3:50 pm

Light sentences for scammers blamed for $3m bank fraud raise questions about law enforcement and the J-1 visa program.