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UNITED STATES – J1 VISA Lifeguards

 

Regulatory ID: US33835

 

Issue: US Department of State proposed rule: Exchange Visitor Program—Summer Work Travel

 

Affects: Those who utilize J1 Visa holders for summer lifeguards (pool management companies).

 

Deadline for input to APSP:  February 8

 

Send comments to: Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org

 

Rule Summary:  The Department proposed amendments to the program requirements for the Summer Work Travel category of the Exchange Visitor Program. Among other provisions, the rule addresses situations where an exchange visitor would be solely responsible for the safety of others, such as working as lifeguards at single lifeguard pools.  The Department published notice of the proposed rule in the Federal Register. 

 

Status: Comments are due February 27.

 

Notice of Proposed Rule:  https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-01-12/pdf/2017-00107.pdf