Are you interested in immigrating to the United States?
There are several steps you must take to reach your goal. The first step is to decide which immigration path is right for you. Do you want a permanent or temporary immigration status? The list of VISA types below will help you choose the answer to that question. To discuss all your immigration options, please contact an experienced immigration attorney.
A Non-Immigrant Visa means that your stay in the United States will be temporary. These visas help you work, visit, or attend school in the United States. A Non-Immigrant Visa means that you will have to return to your home country.
Types of Non-Immigrant Visas You Can Apply For
There are many temporary U.S visas available to you. Here is a list of some of the Non-Immigrant (temporary) Visas. An experienced lawyer can help you fill out the correct application.
The Type A visa is granted to diplomats and foreign government officials. Type A visa holders do work for their home governments in the U.S.
The U.S grants this visa to foreign military personnel stationed in the United States.
The B-1 Business Visa is granted to people who want to enter to U.S to do business. B-1 visa holders can conduct a wide range of business activities. They can also attend business events.
The U.S grants this visa to people who want to enter the United States for vacation. They can also apply for this visa if they need to have a medical procedure done. If a person works on a sea vessel or aircraft, they will need to obtain the B-2 Tourist Visa before acquiring shore leave or time-off.
A Work Visa is granted to people who want to apply for temporary work in the United States. There are ten different types of work visas. Applying for the wrong work visa type is expensive and could result in a loss of work. It is important to work with an immigration lawyer during this process.
This U.S grants this visa to people who have received an acceptance letter from a U.S-based college or university. Applicants must show proof of enrollment. They must attend at least 18-hours a week of instruction each week. Classes must be conducted in the English language.
The L-1 visa is a visa that allows foreign nationals to enter the United States to work for a related company. To qualify for an L-1 visa, the foreign national must have worked for the company abroad for at least one year out of the last three years.
An M-1 Student Visa is granted to people who want to apply for temporary work in the United States. There are ten different types of work visas. Applying for the wrong work visa type is expensive and could result in a loss of work. It is important to work with an immigration lawyer during this process.
The U.S grants this visa to people who live in a foreign country and come to the U.S to participate in an exchange program. The purpose of this visa is to foster an interchange of knowledge.
A Transit C Visa is granted to people traveling through the United States but not visiting any person or place on U.S soil. If an individual with Transit C Visa wants to visit other parts of the United States, they will need to obtain a B-1 or B-2 visa.
The U.S grants this visa to people who work on a sea vessel or aircraft that will stop in a U.S seaport or airport. If an individual with a Crew D Visa wants to visit other parts of the United States, they will need to obtain a B-1 or B-2 visa.
A Religious Visa is granted to people who want to work in a religious field in the United States. They must be associated with a religious entity that is recognized in the United States. For more information about legally recognized religious entities in the United States, please speak to an immigration lawyer before submitting an R Visa application.
The U.S grants this visa to people whose place of domestic employment is based in the United States. These roles include housemaids, valets, footmen, cooks, butlers, chauffeurs, nannies, mother’s helpers, and personal companions. If an employer is traveling to the United States from a foreign country, a domestic employee must obtain a B-1 visa to travel with them.
A Media Visa is granted to people who work for a foreign media outlet. The person applying for this visa must have an office in their home country. Their allowed time in the United States is minimal compared to other non-immigrant visas. This visa has a limited purpose. In many cases, a Visitors’ Visa or a Temporary Work Visa is a better fit. Applicants should consult an immigration attorney before moving forward with the application.
The U.S. grants these visas to people who are victims of certain forms of severe human trafficking. A T Visa can be obtained by both children (minors) and adults. This visa makes the holder eligible for employment in the U.S and covers certain state and federal benefits.
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