Visas


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Oct 2012

B-1 Visa

Business Visa Program Requirements, Benefits, Limitations and Forms For foreign visitors that travel to the United States for the purpose of consulting with business associates, attending a work or education related convention or conference, make a business investment or purchase, take care of an estate or to negotiate a contract, a B-1 non-immigrant business visa would be for you. The B-1 visa usually allows visa...


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Oct 2012

Visas

Familiarize yourself with the wide variety of US visas provided by the US Government that allow visitors to visit or live in the US depending on the duration of the visit and type of activity engaged in by the visitor (eg. business, holiday, student exchange, permanent residency etc.). If you plan to visit the United States you should select the type of visa most appropriate...


25

May 2010

H-1B Visa

Work Visa Requirements, Benefits, Limitations and Forms The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant work visa given to foreign citizens working in the U.S. This is a temporary work visa that allows U.S. employers to employ foreign workers particularly in specialized occupations such as engineering, entertainment, science, medicine and education as well as several others. The H-1B visa is dependent upon the active employment of the...


25

May 2010

H-1C Visa

Nurse Visa Requirements, Benefits, Limitations and Forms The H1C visa is a non-immigrant work visa that allows foreign citizens to enter the U.S. to work as a registered nurse temporarily in areas where there is a shortage of health professionals. The shortage areas located in the United States for nursing jobs are determined by the Department of Labor. All applicants of the nursing visa must...


25

May 2010

EB-2 Visa

Employment Based Immigrant Visa Visa Categories, Benefits, Limitations, Requirements and Forms The EB-2 employment based immigrant visa is a United States visa for professionals who have an advanced degree or the equivalent, foreigners who have an exceptional ability or foreign nationals seeking a national interest waiver. EB-2 Visa Categories EB-2(A): This category is for foreign nationals that have an advanced degree or its equivalent (such...


25

May 2010

EB-1 Visa

Employment Based Immigrant Visa Visa Categories, Benefits, Limitations, Requirements and Forms The EB-1 visa is an employment-based immigration visa which gives first-preference to aliens with an extraordinary ability, professors, researchers or multinational executives and managers. EB-1 Visa Categories EB-1(A): To qualify for this category, you must prove extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics. Extensive documentation must show your accomplishments and recognition...


25

May 2010

L-1 Visa

Intra Company Transfer Visa for USA Requirements, Benefits, Limitations, Forms and FAQ The L-1 visa is a non-immigrant work visa designed for the purpose of allowing foreign employees of international companies, which hold offices abroad and in the United States, to relocate to their company’s U.S. office. These employees are generally managers, executives or workers with specialized skills. Benefits of the L-1 Visa The L-1...


30

Mar 2010

EB 5 Regional Centers Explained

Permanent residency through the investor visa or EB 5 visa: For immigrants seeking to enter and live permanently in the U.S., the EB 5 visa is available to those who have the means to invest in a new business that creates 10 full time jobs or an existing business that is troubled.  There are 10,000 EB 5 visas available each year with 3,000 set aside...


01

Mar 2010

H2-A Visa

Agricultural Worker Visa Requirements, Benefits, Limitations and Forms The H-2A visa allows migrant workers to enter the United States in order to perform temporary or seasonal agricultural work. The H-2A visa holder must have a valid job offer from a U.S. employer for temporary agricultural work. The agricultural employer has the burden of proof to show that there are no eligible U.S. workers to fill...


01

Mar 2010

U visa

What is a U visa? A lesser known visa, the U non-immigrant visa, was established for illegal immigrants who are victims of crimes. While living illegally here in the U.S., these victims must have endured mental or physical abuse and be willing to help law enforcement and government officials investigate and prosecute the abuser. The U non-immigrant visa was established in 2000 but put on...



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