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The United States legal system defines a non-immigrant USA visa as a temporary stay in the country. This means that you will visit the U.S for a short period of time, for reasons such as education, work, tourism, business, and others, but will not stay there permanently. Those who want to permanently move to the United States to live and work there, need to apply for the U.S Immigrant Visa.
The F and M visas are for academic and vocational purposes. Depending on your school and your field of study, you will have to get either the F-1 or the M-1 visa.
H-1B visas are for persons who have been employed in highly specialized fields. This means that they have an advanced degree or a job that cannot necessarily be done without having extensive training.
The H-2A visa is granted to temporary agricultural workers from selected countries in whom the U.S has some type of interest.
The A-2 NATO1-6 visa is designed only for foreign military personnel who are about to serve or be stationed within the United States.
Whereas the H-2A is for temporary agricultural workers, the H-2B visa is given to other types of temporary seasonal workers, who do non-agricultural work. Similar to the H-2A, it is only granted to individuals if they are of interest to the U.S and only for selected countries.
The B-1 visa could be granted to those who want to enter the U.S for amateur or professional athletes, domestic employees/nannies or for business purposes such as: Attending conferences or conventions in their field, Negotiate contracts, Consult with associates, Settle estates.
The U.S has unique education and training opportunities that might not be found in other countries. For those who want to take advantage of these training and education opportunities which are not counted towards an academic degree, the H-3 visa needs to be obtained.
B-2 visas are given to people for the following reasons : Medical Treatment ,Tourism and vacations , Visits to relatives or friends , Enrollment in short non-credit bearing courses (not for official degrees) , Participation in music, sport, or social events, if they do not receive payments from them.
The I visa is for representatives of foreign media and journalists part of the press, film, radio, or print industries, who are visiting the U.S to work or participate in educational media activities.
A BCC visa stands for Border Crossing Card and only applies to Mexican citizens. It is a laminated card which allows Mexican citizens to enter the U.S. When it is granted, it is usually valid for 10 years, but you must have a valid Mexican passport to apply for it.
The J visa is targeted to exchange visitors. These include: Au pairs, Temporary Scholars, Teachers and Professors, Students, Interns and Summer Work and Travel.
The C Visa is a US transit visa. This means that you are passing through the U.S, but your final destination is in another location. If you are passing through the U.S, but want to stop for a layover to see friends, family, or visit places, you will not be allowed to do so with a C visa, but will need the appropriate visa for those purposes. People who have a B-type Visa and those whose visa is waived are also allowed to transit through the U.S.
If the company you work for has a branch in the U.S and you want to transfer there, you will need an L visa. It is called an intra-company transfer visa, and the condition is that you must have been employed at that company for at least 1 year within the past 3 years.
Employers from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) can apply for CW-1 visas to be able to employ foreign workers who do not necessarily fit into other employment visa categories. The employees who are granted a visa for this purpose are termed as CNMI-only transitional workers.
People who have what is called an extraordinary ability in Arts, Science, Business, Education, or Athletics and want to temporarily work in their field of expertise need an O visa. To get this type of visa, these people have to be essential to the provision of services in their area of expertise.
The D visa is for crew members who will work on a sea vessel or international airline in the United States and they need the visa to be able to operate within the country.
There are three types of P visas: P-1 – is for individual or team athletes or members of entertainment groups, P-2 – is for artists of entertainers that will perform in the U.S as individuals or in a group, P-3 – is for artists and entertainers who will perform, teach, or coach in the U.S. as individuals or in a group.
The E visas (E-1) and (E-2) or as they are called Treaty Trader and Treaty Investor visas respectively, are for those who have treaties of commerce and navigation in the U.S. There are two reasons why you can apply for this visa: Engage in trade of technology or other activities between the U.S and the treaty country. Direct operations of a company in which you have invested capital.
Q Visas are for people who are visiting the U.S as part of an international cultural exchange program. This means that they will share their history, culture, and tradition in the U.S. This visa is also for those who will do some type of practical training and employment within the U.S.
E-3 visas are only for nationals of Australia who will be working in specialty occupations. If a person from Australia qualifies for an E-3 visa, then so does the spouse and the children; however, for the spouse, a marriage certificate should be presented.
Temporary Religious Workers who want to practice within the U.S in religious capacities need to get the R visa type.
Based on the U.S Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Chile and Singapore, the H-1B1 visa allows these nationals to live and work temporarily in the U.S. They can also be accompanied by their spouse and dependent children.
T visas are for victims of human trafficking who have severe trauma, but can also assist in investigating crimes related to human trafficking. T-1: is for the victims of human trafficking. T-2: is for spouses of T-1 visa holders. T-3: is for children of T-1 visa holders. T-4: is for parents of T-1 visa holders. T-5: is for unmarried siblings (under 18 years old), of T-1 visa holders who are,under 21 years old.
If you have been employed in an international organization in the United States, you will need to get a G-1 to G-5 visa. Those who will work for NATO, will get the NATO visa.
TN/TD visas are for citizens of Canada or Mexico who will be working in the NAFTA organization. The visa is not for permanent residents of Canada or Mexico.
A visa is for diplomats or foreign government officials who are travelling to the U.S on official duties or representing their government. The only person who can enter the United States for any purpose of the visit is the Head of State or Government such as the President or the Prime Minister, for example.
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