Myrtle Beach City Council on Tuesday voted for the final reading to approve the request to rezone about eight acres of land. The land is on the corner of Robert Grissom Parkway and Mr Joe White Avenue in South Carolina, USA. It has been confirmed that a developer is planning to build an international residence hall for J1 Visa students.
Several news reports suggest that the complex will be used to make a multi-unit dormitory-style residence hall. Moreover, this will have a safe environment for all the students who come to a foreign country, thousands of miles away from their homes.
Also, the residence will have amenities like laundry service, outdoor recreational fields, security transportation stops and a cafeteria.
What is J-1 Visa?
J-1 Visa in the United States is for international students. This includes those students who want to pursue their higher education or go for study-based exchange programs in the US. One must note, that an educational or other nonprofit institution should sponsor these programs. Moreover, the Exchange Visitor Program designated by the US State Department should recognize it.
J-1 exchange visitors come to the United States to teach, study, receive training, or demonstrate special skills. At this same, it is also for those students who want practical training and are unable to get it as it is not available in their home country.
J-1 Visa Requirements
The US authorities have set some criteria for students who want to apply for J1 Visa. Here are all the requirements which the candidate needs to have before applying for the same:
- Nonimmigrant visa application form
- Visa fee receipt
- Form DS- 2019
- Form DS- 7002
- J1 visa health insurance
Every year, thousands of J-1 Visa Students visit Myrtle Beach to work and earn money. So, this housing complex would solve their accommodation problem. For more exciting news updates, make sure you contact Leverage Edu.