When is the earliest possible time when an IGA J-1 waiver request can be filed?
Under section 622 of The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA), physicians must agree to commence employment within ninety (90) days of BCIS approval of the waiver. Thus, the filing of the application should be timed with this requirement in mind. In other words, the last step must be anticipated before the first step is taken. 7.