2018 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo Registration Brochure - 28
J-1 Advising: Intermediate $
Monday, May 28: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Address topics such as eligibility, the bars, prearrival and
orientation, 212(e), employment, issues around transitions,
and working with dependents. This workshop focuses on
the most common J categories in higher education and does
not include basic procedural training, the trainee category, or
foreign medical graduates. Participants should have working
knowledge and understanding of immigration and J-1 visa
regulations and procedures.
#27 Member $399 | Nonmember $529
Strategies for International Student and
Scholar Advising $
Sunday, May 27: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Examine challenges facing international students and scholars.
Explore options, develop strategies, make connections, and
build adaptive advising skills. Through practice and practical
exploration, participants return to their work settings with
new ideas to connect, collaborate, and expand their work as
international student and scholar advisers.
#5 Member $349 | Nonmember $489 | Student $149
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U.S. Visa and Entry Process for Students
and Scholars $
Tuesday, May 29: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Improve the guidance provided to prospective and
current students and scholars who must navigate complex
nonimmigrant visa and port of entry processes to be admitted
to the United States as F-1 students, J-1 exchange visitors,
or H-1B workers. Case studies prepare participants to
help their advisees understand the processes involved and
potential hurdles, including establishing residence abroad and
nonimmigrant intent, overcoming bars and ineligibilities, and
avoiding document insufficiencies.
#36 Member $299 | Nonmember $429 | Student $99