How to Get a US Work Visa for NYC in 2012

Being able to work in the United States is a great opportunity! Many Canadians and other nationals want to work in the United States, and to do so they will require a United States work visa. 

What types of US Work Visas are there?

There are several types of US work visas. We’ve listed many of them below, however there are certain other US work visas that are suitable to specific professions that are also available, such as US Work visas for actors or US visas for specialty occupations. If one of the visas below doesn’t quite suit you or your occupation, please contact us using the form on the right or by calling us at the above phone number to speak to one of our licensed immigration professionals.

1. TN Visas, which are available to Canadian citizens and Mexican citizens who work in specific professional occupations (such as doctors, lawyers and engineers) with existing job offers for temporary employment in the United States. (Permanent residents and other foreign nationals are not eligible for the TN Visa.)

2. L-1 Work Visas for the United States, which are for employees of foreign companies who are being transferred to a new or existing office in the United States for the same company.

3. E-2 Work Visas for people who want to come to the United States by investing in the USA or in a United States business.

There are also US Work Visas for:

H-1B Specialty Occupations
H-2B Non-Agricultural Workers
E-1 Treaty Traders and E-2 Treaty Investors
J-1 Visa for Education and Cultural Exchange

Which US Work Visa is right for me?

Which US Work Visa is right for you depends on your country of nationality, your profession, you work experience, your income and many other things. You can contact us for a consultation, and we can help you determine which type of US Work Visa is right for you.

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