Please join us in cosponsoring H. Res. 529, to express the cultural and economic importance of the J-1 visa program. This important State Department-managed program allows exchange visitors from across the globe the opportunity to come to the United States
and help alleviate the costs associated with their living and travel expenses by allowing them to accept temporary seasonal jobs. Additionally, many seasonal employers, particularly small businesses, rely on this workforce to operate at full capacity throughout
their peak season, resulting in a more stable economy.