TEMPORARY WORK VISAS

Specialty Occupations (H-1B Visa):

A foreign national may obtain an H-1B visa if he or she wishes to perform services in a specialty occupation. A specialty occupation is one that requires at least a bachelor's degree or higher or its equivalent.

Fashion Model (H-1B3 Visa):

A foreign national fashion model of distinguished merit or ability may be eligible for the H-1B3 visa.

Registered Nurse (H-1C Visa):

A foreign nurse who is coming to the United States to temporarily perform services in a health professional shortage area as determined by the Department of Labor (DOL).

Temporary Agricultural Workers (H-2A Visa):

The H-2A program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary agricultural jobs for which U.S. workers are not available.  H-2A nonimmigrant classification applies to aliens seeking to perform agricultural labor or services of a temporary or seasonal nature in the United States on a temporary basis. A U.S. employer (or an association of U.S. agricultural producers named as a joint employer) must file a Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker on a prospective worker’s behalf.

Non-Agricultural Workers (H-2B Visa):

The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary nonagricultural jobs

Nonimmigrant Trainee and Special Education Exchange Visitor (H-3 Visa):

The H-3 visa is available for a foreign national coming temporarily to the United States as either a trainee to receive training not available in the foreign national's country.


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