Registered nurses have the ability to work in various health care occupations in the United States if they are not permanent residents. There are a few options available for registered nurses since most do not qualify for temporary working visas. Within these options, it’s important that nurses understand the requirements … Continue reading What Is the Visa Application Process for Registered Nurses?
If you are a Canadian or Mexican employee, you are probably wondering if it is possible for you to one day work in the United States. It is definitely possible, but it will require you to apply for a special visa called a TN visa. There are, thankfully, no limits … Continue reading How Do I Apply for a TN Visa?
A green card is one of the most important documents you can possess as a permanent resident of the U.S. Your green card will prove your citizenship status and identity, including your right to employment in the country. As a permanent American resident, your green card is valid for 10 … Continue reading How Do I Renew or Replace My Green Card?
If you’re a student outside of this country, you might be interested in studying abroad in the United States. The U.S. can give a wide variety of opportunities for students, and so acquiring a temporary visa for these reasons is a viable option. There’s one main option for visas if … Continue reading What’s the Visa Process If I Want to Study Abroad in the U.S?
Training is often an important part of advancing in a career or being skilled at a job. There are two visa options that visa applicants may utilize to receive practical training in the U.S. for a particular job or occupational field. These two visas, H-3 and J-1, have several requirements … Continue reading Visa Options for Trainees
While the U.S. offers several different types of visas for foreigners coming to the U.S., some of the less discussed visas are those for artists and entertainers. P and O visas are available to artists and entertainers coming to the US to work, teach or learn. The P visa is … Continue reading Visa Options for Artists and Entertainers
A green card is the documentation granted to lawful permanent residents (LPR) by the USCIS which demonstrates that the holder is authorized to legally work and live in the United States. Green cards generally expire after 10 years. If the green card expires, it must be renewed for the holder … Continue reading How to a Renew Green Card
Criminal convictions are always accompanied with consequences. However the consequence for immigrant visa-holders can be dire. Depending on the nature of the crimes committed, immigrants can face deportation, inadmissibility or other visa problems. Serious crimes that involve violence or deceitful conduct such as aggravated felonies or crimes of moral turpitude … Continue reading Criminal Convictions Can Result in Serious Immigration Consequences
With the school year coming to a close, it’s time for foreign students to start thinking on ways to continue to remain in the United States, following the conclusion of their academic programs. Some college students on F-1 visas who are authorized to work pursuant to the Optional Practical Training … Continue reading Foreign Students and the H-1B Cap Gap
As H-1B season approaches, it’s time to begin your application process for a spot in the lottery. Currently, the USCIS allots 65,000 H-1B visas each year. Vying for a spot in the lottery are an estimated 195,000 applicants. With three times the amount of applicants than visas available, many applicants … Continue reading Need for H-1B Visas- The Time to Apply Is Now!