A J-1 Visa holder and his/her J-2 dependents are permitted to enter the US 30 days or less in before date the program starts. This date is indicated on the Certificate of Eligibility issued by the sponsoring organization. If you wish to enter the US earlier than 30 before your program starts you may use a B-1/B-2 Visitor Visa.
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