There are multiple occupations and opportunities for employment in the United States in several industries and categories that may qualify a person for a Visa in the U.S. including cultural exchange participants, agricultural workers, technology specialists, engineers, scientists, athletes and much more. All workers must obtain permission to work legally in the United States.
It is important you hire an attorney that understands the many different employment Visa opportunities, requirements, and conditions, including the authorized periods of stay.
Among the opportunities offered by the United States, an individual can apply for temporary (nonimmigrant) worker status, Permanent (Immigrant) Worker status, or Student and exchange visitors, who under certain circumstances may be allowed to work in the United States. You may also visit the United States for business purposes. Under this condition, you must obtain a Temporary Visitor for Business Visa, known as B-1 Visa. Unless you qualify for what is called a Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The Visa Waiver Program was instituted by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 allowing persons of certain countries to travel to the United States without having to obtain a nonimmigrant Visa (for no more than 90 days).
Citizens or nationals of the following countries are currently eligible to travel to the United States under the VWP, unless citizens of one of these countries are also a national of Iraq, Iran, Syria, or Sudan.
*Eligible Taiwan passport holders with an approved ESTA will be able to visit the United States without a visa starting from November 1, 2012.
**To be eligible to travel under the VWP, British citizens must have the unrestricted right of permanent abode in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man.
Last Updated on November 2, 2017 by The Orlando Law Group