Proposal to Replace Duration of Status

On Friday, September 25, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security published a proposed rule to eliminate duration of status (D/S) for F...

June 22 Presidential Proclamation

On June 22, 2020, the White House issued a proclamation suspending some nonimmigrant visas effective June 24 through December 31, 2020,...

BridgeUSA

On October 27, ECA announced a new brand identity for the Exchange Visitor Program. The new BridgeUSA branding is the culmination of a...

Alliance Annual Conference 2020

The Annual Conference is a platform for the international exchange community to engage in programmatic and policy discussions with representatives from key government agencies, including the U.S. Department of State. The Annual Conference is also an opportunity to network with partners and to develop the strategies necessary to address the challenges and opportunities facing our community.

Resources and News

Resources to engage and inform the exchange community

The Alliance Photo Gallery

View pictures from our annual meetings.

Annual Conference

Gallery of pictures from recent annual conferences.

View pictures from Advocacy Day.

Advocacy Day

Gallery of pictures from recent and past Advocacy Days.

View pictures from J-Day.

Exchange Day

Gallery of pictures from recent and past Exchange Days.

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Impact Numbers

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U.S. employers put significant value on international experience when hiring

million hours of community service were completed by exchange participants and U.S. hosts

billion dollars were contributed to the U.S. economy by International students

thousand members of the J1 visa program community