Definitions for "DS-2019"
Keywords:  visa, scholar, immigration, oiss, sevis
A government form which will allow you to obtain a J-1 student visa from a U.S. Embassy/Consulate and enter the U.S. as a J-1 student.
The government-controlled document the OISS issues to individuals applying for J-1 visas abroad or a change of status or transfer to J-1 student, if they are already in the U.S. The DS-2019 has a unique identification number on it, which connects to the student or scholar's record in the SEVIS database. The DS-2019 serves as a primary record of a student's immigration-related actions, such as extensions and transfers. A student should keep all DS-2019s ever issued to compile a comprehensive history of J-1 status.
a document issued by UNO to enable students or scholars to apply for a J-1 visa.