leaving the United States to travel abroad, you must check
your immigration documents and prepare documentation
showing that you maintained valid status while in the U.S.
(letter from ISSS, proof of full-time enrollment, academic
reenter the U.S., you will need the following documents to
present at Port of Entry (POE):
– should be
valid six months into the future, and must be
valid past your reentry date.
- must be valid
beyond your reentry date.
- must have a valid
ISSS Advisor signature authorizing travel.
valid for a specific period, provided you maintain
legal J-1 status. It is recommended that you get a
signature every six months.
that your DS-2019 reflects the academic plan (major/program
of study) that you are pursuing. Always check the program
completion date on your DS-2019. If the completion
date is coming up and you will not be completing your
program by that date, visit ISSS for information on Program