The U.S. offers persons with exceptional skills or accomplishments a fast track to a green card. The visa category EB-1 includes those with exceptional skills in the U.S. national interests and persons with extraordinary skills. In a nut shell; famous businessmen, world-class scientists and artists qualify. Scientists and artists must demonstrate international recognition in their
Canadians looking for short term work permits should consider the NAFTA “TN” (treaty national) visa. The visa includes most professional designations. The TN visa is not designed for self employment. The visa is designed to accommodate short term employment in a professional capacity. Consultants must demonstrate that they are coming to the US to service
H1B professionals or any one else who doesn’t work for an international organization or who does not possess exceptional skills who wants a green card invariably must seek labor certification in order to qualify for a green card. Labor certification requires the employer to prove that no American workers are available who meet the minimum
If you are looking for a job which requires a Baccalaureate Degree or better, you probably will use the H-1B U.S. visa. Who qualifies for the H-1B visa? Simply put, anyone with a four year degree, or the equivalent, or 10 years experience in research or scientific positions. How long does it take to
In order to legally work in the United States, you must have authorization from the INS. This comes in the form of a visa, or a change to a legal status which permits employment. Employment visas are generally employer specific, in other words, you cannot change employers without reapplying for permission from the INS.