Advocacy Comments on Exchange Visitor Program-Summer Work Travel Proposed Rule

February 27, 2017

The Office of Advocacy (Advocacy) of the U.S. Small Business Administration respectfully submits these comments to the U.S. Department of State (Department) on this proposed rule, which amends the regulations for the Summer Work Travel category of the Exchange Visitor Program to require sponsors and employers to provide more information and assistance to foreign exchange students regarding their placement, enhance vetting of host employers and third parties, and require an additional cultural activities component.

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