Temporary Work Visa Immigration Law

Temporary Work Visa Legal Issues

Temporary Workers Visa

Temporary Work Visas allow non-citizens to legally work in the United States for a designated period of time. There are number of different Temporary Work Visas.

A visa is a document showing that a person is authorized to enter the territory for which it was issued, subject to permission of immigration officials at the time of actual entry.

The Immigration and Nationality Act requires that people with non-legal status seeking work in the United States obtain a work visa. Under current immigration laws, if you want to work in the United States you need a specific visa based on the purpose of your travel and type of work you will be performing. An immigration lawyer can help you select the correct temporary workers visa, based on the type of work you will be doing.

Types of Immigration Visas

H-1B Visas are for persons in a specialty occupation which requires the application of a body of highly specialized knowledge requiring completion of a specific course of higher education.

H-3 Trainee Visas (other than medical or academic) this visa type also applies to practical training in the education of handicapped children.

O-1 VisaIndividuals with extraordinary ability or achievement in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or extraordinary achievements in the motion picture and television field;

O-2 Persons Accompanying an O-1 to assist in an artistic or athletic performance for a specific event or performance;

Q-1 Participants in an International Cultural Exchange Program for the purpose of providing practical training, employment, and the sharing of the history, culture, and traditions of the alien's home country.

What prospective employers of immigrants should obtain

If you are an employer in the United States that is prospectively employing immigrants from other countries an immigration attorney can assist you with the filing of a labor certification. In order to be considered for nonimmigrant visa under the above classifications some temporary worker categories require an applicant's prospective employer to obtain a labor certification or approval from the Department of Labor for the prospective employee (visa applicant).

What a lawyer can do for you

Visa applications are very complex and require an extensive amount of detail. They also take a substantial amount of time to review; therefore having an experienced immigration attorney complete the visa application is essential to having the application granted. Using an immigration attorney to complete and file your Temporary Worker Visa will help ensure the documentation is completed correctly and in a timely manner.

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