Families who are interested in hiring an a foreign nanny may be interested in hiring an au pair through the Department of State’s J-1 exchange program. An au pair is sponsored by a family through official agencies (making this program optimal for families who do not have a specific nanny in mind). J-1 visas for au pairs are issued for up to one year with an option for to extend for up to an additional year. The J-1 visa au pair program has very specific requirements for both sponsors and au pairs. For more information click here
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