TN Visa

Didn't get picked in the lottery? Here are 5 Alternatives to the H-1B Work Visa

Didn't get picked in the lottery? Here are 5 Alternatives to the H-1B Work Visa

Didn't get selected in the H-1B Lottery? What are other work visa alternatives to an H-1B Visa?

On April 17, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has completed the H-1B Lottery selection process. On April 11, USCIS used a computer-generated random selection process, or lottery, to select enough petitions to meet the 65,000 general-category cap and the 20,000 cap under the advanced degree exemption. If your application did not get selected, check out these five work visa alternatives to the H-1B.

Applying for a Treaty Visa (E-1, E-2, E-3 and TN) in the Trump Era

Applying for a Treaty Visa (E-1, E-2, E-3 and TN) in the Trump Era

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed Executive Order 13788, "Buy American and Hire American" (BAHA), which sets forth the policy of the executive branch "to rigorously enforce and administer the laws governing entry into the United States of workers from abroad." Find out what this mean for treaty visa applicants.

International Travel Changes for Economist TN Visa Holder

International Travel Changes for Economist TN Visa Holder

On December 18, 2017, USCIS issued clarifying guidance on NAFTA TN status eligibility for economists. USCIS specified how to interpret its policy memo dated November 20, 2017 and the specific work activities its officers should consider when determining whether an individual qualifies for TN nonimmigrant status as an economist.

TN Visa: A special visa for Canadians and Mexicans

TN Visa: A special visa for Canadians and Mexicans

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) created special economic and trade relationships for the United States, Canada, and Mexico.  The nonimmigrant NAFTA Professional (TN) visa allows citizens of Canada and Mexico, as NAFTA professionals, to work in the United States in prearranged business activities for U.S. or foreign employers.