LIST OF ACCREDITED SCHOOLS IN SAN DIEGO

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Adult Schools accepted by your J-1 visa program must be listed as post-secondary accredited to meet the criteria for au pair educational requirement. Not every school that Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) works with is post-secondary. Only schools that are listed as post-secondary accredited meet the requirements. For a complete […]

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TAXES AND FINANCIAL MATTERS

Monday, 25 January 2016

Please note that Cultural Care Au Pair is not licensed to provide official tax advice, so none of our staff may counsel host families or au pairs regarding taxes. Since tax laws vary from state to state and are changed on a frequent basis, we advise host families and au pairs to […]

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DRIVING INFORMATION: CALIFORNIA

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

It is a misdemeanor to drive in California without a valid driver license. If you do, you can be cited, your vehicle may be impounded, and you may have to appear in court. If you are a VISITOR in California over 18 and have a valid driver license from your home […]

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TRAVEL REMINDERS

Monday, 26 October 2015

Au pairs who want to travel outside the U.S. during their initial program year or as extension au pairs must pay close attention to travel restrictions placed on J-1 visitors. Leaving the U.S. often requires action on the part of the au pair before their departure. Please also be aware […]

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When can I post photos of you online?

Thursday, 2 July 2015

I always wonder about the legality of posting pictures of other people online. I’m not going to get into commercializing a person’s image without authorization. I’m only addressing whether someone can post a picture that they took of you on their Facebook page, blog, etc. You should have no expectations of […]

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