Host businesses for the J-1 Summer Work Travel Program are encouraged to fill out a survey to collect aggregate industry data to demonstrate how the absence of Summer Work Travel participants impacts seasonal businesses in Massachusetts. The survey will take no more than 5 minutes to complete. 
Survey data is collected by the Alliance for International Exchange​ and will be anonymized. Aggregated data will be shared with the Chamber, relevant government offices and elected officials. 
The international exchange community and host organizations have already been very active in reaching out to the Administration and Congress over the past few weeks.

  • 873 organizations have signed a coalition letter 
  • 3,500+ letters have been sent to President Trump and Congress 
  • 44 former U.S. Ambassadors signed a letter to President Trump
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