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Treaty Traders and Qualified Employees - E-1

The E-1 Treaty Trader visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows nationals of a foreign country to enter the U.S. to engage in trade. A treaty trader is a foreign national who belongs to a country that is a signatory to a treaty with the United States for business and navigation.

Treater Investors and Qualified Employees - E-2

The E-2 Trader Investor visa allows nationals of a country that maintains commercial and navigation treaties with the United States to enter and reside in the United States while making a significant investment of monetary value in the United States.

Restricted Specialty Occupations - E-3

The E-3 visa is only available to the nationals of Australia who are entering the United States to work in a specialty occupation that requires knowledge in a professional field that requires a bachelor’s degree.

Workers in Specialty Occupations - H-1B

The H-1B visa allows businesses with a US presence to recruit foreign nationals to work in the United States in a variety of professions which include Information Technology, Medical, and Scientific Research, Banking and Finance, Education, and Manufacturing.

Workers in Specialty Occupations - H-1B1

The H-1B1 program allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers from Chile and Singapore in the U.S. on a nonimmigrant basis in specialty occupations. Current laws limit the annual number of qualifying foreign workers who may be issued an H-1B1 visa to 6,800 with 1,400 from Chile and 5,400 from Singapore.

Specialty Occupations related to DOD Projects - H-1B2

The H-1B2 visa is intended for individuals who would like to enter the United States temporarily by working within a research or development group/project that is monitored by the United States Department of Defence.

Fashion Models - H-1B3

In order to qualify for the H-1B3 visa, the position must require a fashion model of prominence.

Agricultural Workers - H-2A

The H-2A program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals from certain countries to the United States to fill temporary agricultural jobs.

Non-Agricultural Workers - H-2B

The H-2B visa allows employers to bring foreign nationals from certain countries to the United States to fill nonagricultural temporary job openings.

Non-Immigrant Trainee - H-3

The H-3 nonimmigrant visa allows foreign nationals to temporarily visit the United States to receive training in any field of endeavor (other than graduate medical training) that is not available in the foreign nationals’ home country or participate in a special education exchange visitor training program that provides for practical training and experience in the education of children with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities.

Representative of Foreign Media - I

The non-immigrant I visa is available for those individuals who represent members (reporters, film crew, editors, etc.) of foreign media organizations, may that be radio, television, film, or other forms of foreign information media

Inter-Company Transfer (Executive or Manager) - L-1A

The intent of the L1-A non-immigrant visa (also referred to "intra-company transfer") is to allow a US-based employer to relocate an executive or a manager to their offices in the United States.

Inter-Company Transfer (Specialized Knowledge) - L-1B

The intent of the L1-B non-immigrant visa (also referred to as “intra-company transfer”) is to allow a US-based employer to relocate an employee with specialized knowledge to their offices in the United States.

Individuals with Extraordinary Ability - O-1

The O-1 non-immigrant visa is aimed at individuals with demonstrated extraordinary ability in the field of Science, Education, Business or Athletics, Motion Pictures, or the Television industry.

Consular Processing

There are two paths to permanent residency (or as it is commonly referred to – the Green Card). These are Consular Processing and Adjustment of Status.

Green Card

The green card (known as a permanent resident) gives the foreign national the right to live and work in the United States. Permanent residency can be obtained in several ways.


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