All participants do not have work authorization past the end date on their DS2019 form.

When your J1 participants are near their final days of the J1 program, please be sure to complete the following:

  • Inform HPUSA of any early end date or change of program dates
  • Complete Final Evaluation
  • Discuss with participant how last paycheck will be issued and received.
  • Gather participant home mailing address and contact information for W2

Travel Grace Period

Following the completion of their program participants are granted a 30-day travel period. They may travel in the United States, however it is recommended that they do not travel beyond the borders of the US, as they may not be permitted reentry. Please know participants may no longer continue program activities, nor may they work.