J-2 Visa Maintenance Requirements
Change in Address
K-12 Education for Children
Change of Status
The J-2 visa allows spouse and children to stay with the principal J-1 visa holder while in the United States. To maintain their status and J-2 visa holder will need to observe the requirements and notices listed above. In addition, their status is tied to that of the principal J-1 visa holder, if they fail to maintain their status, then all dependents are also considered to be out-of-status. If a J-1 visa holder’s status is canceled or terminated, then all dependents are also considered to be canceled or terminated.