An employment allows an immigrant to work temporarily in the US. for a specified period of time. While these types of visas do not allow individuals to work in the US indefinitely, it may lead to a US employer sponsoring an immigrant to permanent residency.
Types of Employment Visas
Multinational Executives and Managers
You may be eligible for an employment-based, first-preference visa (Eb-1) if you are a noncitizen of extraordinary ability, are an outstanding professor or researcher, or are a certain multinational executive or manager.
Members of the
Profession Holding Advanced Degrees
EB-2 is an immigrant visa preference category for United States employment-based permanent residency. The category includes "members of the professions holding advanced degrees or their equivalent", and "individuals who because of their exceptional ability in the sciences, arts, or business will substantially benefit prospectively the national economy, cultural or educational interests, or welfare of the United States, and whose services in the sciences, arts, professions, or business are sought by an employer in the United States.
The H-1B Visa enables U.S. employers to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations.
The H-1B1 is a temporary work visa specifically for citizens of Chile and Singapore with a job offer in a specialty occupation in the United States.
The TN Visa is available only to citizens of Canada and Mexico, that offers expedited work authorization under the terms of the NAFTA.
The E3 Visa enables nationals of Australia, as well as their spouse and children, to work in the U.S. in a specialty occupation.
The H-2A Visa enables agricultural employers who anticipate a shortage of domestic workers to bring nonimmigrant foreign workers to the U.S. to perform agricultural labor or services of a temporary or seasonal nature.
The H-2B program allows U.S. employers or U.S. agents who meet specific regulatory requirements to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary nonagricultural jobs. A U.S. employer, or U.S. employer, or U.S. agent as described in the regulations, must file Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, on a prospective worker’s behalf.
A non-immigrant temporary worker visa granted by the U.S. to an alien "who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and has been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements," and to certain assistants and immediate family members of such aliens.
PERM LABOR CERTIFICATION
Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) is the system used to process labor certifications, which is the first step certain foreign nationals must take in order to obtain an EB-2 or EB-3 visa immigrant visa.
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