The immigration attorneys at the Law Offices of Kermit A. Monge has years of experience providing legal counsel and assistance to those who wish to acquire employment visas. For individuals seeking employment within the United States, must first apply and obtain an employment visa.
Types of Employment Visas
There are a wide variety of employment visas available, all of which are designed for specific needs and qualifications of the applicant who wishes to obtain employment within the United States. For those looking to apply, please reach out to our team of experienced immigration attorneys prior to the application process.
Foreign diplomats or government officials wishing to enter the United States should consider applying for an A-1 Visa, also known as a “diplomatic visa”.
A-2 visas are designed for government officials, who do not qualify for an A-1 visa, seeking entrance into the United States to engage in government activities.
Employees of diplomats or foreign government officials, who hold a valid A-1 or A-2 visa, may be eligible for an A-3 visa.
In order to qualify for an EB-1A visa, applicants must be classified as one with an extraordinary ability in a certain career field or study.
Outstanding professionals and researchers who have been recognized as having made impactful contributions to the scholarly community may qualify for an EB-1B visa.
An EB-1C visa grants foreign executives and managers the ability to obtain permanent United States residency by working for domestic employers requiring their expertise.
Foreign professionals who hold advanced degrees or have exceptional abilities in the fields of science, arts or business may qualify for an EB-2 Visa.
To qualify for an EB-3 Visa, applicants must be either a professional, skilled or unskilled worker. The requirements are considerably broader than any other EB visa.
The EB-4 Visa, otherwise known as the “special immigrant visa”, can be acquired from foreign workers who are employed by a religious institution.
Foreign investors who wish to invest in a business in the United States, may be eligible to obtain permanent residency with an EB-5 Visa.
The H-1B Visa allows foreign workers to work for a United States company, which requires expertise in the fields of science, technology, medicine, mathematics and more.
The L-1A visa is designed for foreign executives and managers of international companies who have office locations abroad and within the United States.
The L-1A visa is for foreign workers with specialized knowledge employed by international companies who have office locations abroad & within the US.
Dependent spouses and unmarried children of holders of an L-1 visa, may reside in the United States with an L-2 visa.
O visas allows those with universally recognized or extraordinary skill or notoriety in a particular field to temporarily enter the United States.
Q-1 visas are for cultural exchange participants; Q-2 visas are specifically for residents of Ireland and Northern Ireland to receive training in the US.
Speak With An Employment Visa Attorney Today
Since there are a variety of employment visas available, it is important to reach out to the experienced immigration attorneys at the Law Offices of Kermit A. Monge for legal advice before starting the application process. For more information please give us a call at 703.273.5500 or request a consultation online.