" A level of expertise indicating that the person is one of the small percentage who have arisen to the very top of the field of endeavor."
Person who performs individually as an athlete, or as part of a group or team that is "internationally recognized." Or a person who performs individually or essential part of an entertainment group.
Cultural exchange program is designated for the purpose of providing practical training, employment and sharing of the history of the country of the person's nationality.
Member of a religious denomination for at least two years immediately preceding the time of application for admission that has a non -profit religious organization in the U.S.
The program is for nonimmigrant visitor, who:
If the training is in a field that can be utilized in the foreign country and is on the Exchange Visitor Skills List, the J-1 may be subject to the 2-year residence requirement.
It is a special visa to persons who: