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Grace Period

Immediately following the successful completion of the exchange program, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provides exchange visitors the option to remain in the US for up to 30 days. This is called the “grace period.”

Part 1 Do’s and don’ts
Part 2 General guidelines
Part 3 Important remarks
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