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B-1 Business Visa

B-1 VISA/STATUS – TEMPORARY VISITORS FOR BUSINESS A B-1 Visa is issued to business visitors who wish to enter the United States on temporary basis to engage in legitimate business activities like meetings, conferences, negotiating contracts and consultations, solicitation of sales, procuring goods, taking orders, and consulting or training a U.S. based parties.

B-2 Tourist Visa

B-2 VISA/ STATUS – TEMPORARY VISITORS FOR PLEASURE The B-2 visa is also known as the “Tourist” visa. This visa applies to citizens of foreign countries, who wish to visit the United States for a temporary visit for pleasure, medical treatment, or tourism purposes.

E-1 Treaty Trader Visa

E-1 VISA/ STATUS – TREATY TRADER EXECUTIVES AND ESSENTIAL WORKERS This visa allows a national of a treaty country to be admitted to the United States purely to engage in international trade on his or her own behalf.

E-2 Investors and Essential Workers

E-2 VISA/ STATUS – INVESTORS AND ESSENTIAL WORKERS The influx of investment from foreign countries is one of the most important contributors to the success of any nation’s economy. The E-2 investor visa allows foreign investors to come to the United States based on investment in a U.S business.

F-1 Student Visa

F-1 VISA/ STATUS – STUDENT The F-1 Visa is issued to international students who are pursuing an academic program or English Language Program at a U.S. colleges, seminaries, conservatories, academia high schools, private elementary schools, academic institutions, universities, or language training programs.

H-2B Temporary and Seasonal Worker’s Visa

H-2B VISA/ STATUS – TEMPORARY AND SEASONAL WORKERS The H-2B non-immigrant program allows employers to hire foreign workers to come temporarily to the United States and perform temporary non-agricultural services or labor on a one-time, seasonal, peak load or intermittent basis.

H1-B Specialty Occupations

H-1B VISA/STATUS – SPECIALTY OCCUPATIONS The H-1B is arguably the most popular and sought after U.S. work visa.  The H-1B program is designed to allow U.S. employers to hire foreign nationals to fill highly specialized positions within the U.S. workforce. 

J-1 Exchange Visitor’s Visa

J-1 VISA/ STATUS – EXCHANGE VISITORS This is for those who have the intention to engage in an approved program for the purpose of teaching, instructing or lecturing, studying, observing, conducting research, consulting demonstrating special skills, receiving training, or to receive graduate medical education or training. 

K-1 Fiancee Visa

K-1 VISA/ STATUS The K-1 visa, also known as the “K-1 Fiancé (e)” visa, permits the foreign-citizen fiancé (e) to travel to the United States and marry his or her U.S citizen sponsor within 90 days of arrival. Because a fiancé (e) visa permits the holder to immigrate to the U.S. and marry a U.S citizen.

K-3 Spouse Visa

K-3 VISA/ STATUS – SPOUSES OF U.S. CITIZENS The K-3 Visa, also known as “Spouse” visa, allows spouses of U.S. citizens to enter the United States while they wait until they are able to apply for lawful permanent residence status. Basically, this has a shorter waiting periods compared to marriage-based immigration visa petitions.

L-1A International Executive Transferee

L-1A VISA/ STATUS – INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE TRANSFEREE Those seeking a L1A visa, which is a temporary work visa that is good for seven years, have been an executive manager, that is someone who is in an executive or managerial position, for at least one of the three past years for a non-U.S. company, or corporation

L-1B Specialized Knowledge Transferee

L-1B VISA/ STATUS – SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE TRANSFEREE This enables a U.S. employer to transfer a professional employee with specialized knowledge relating to the organization’s interests from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the United States.

M-1 Vocational Student

M-1 VISA/ STATUS – VOCATIONAL STUDENT M-1 Visa is for international students who wish to continue a course of study that is not principally academic in nature or “vocational study”. Examples of this would be as follows: mechanical studies, technical studies, language program, cooking classes, cosmetology program, or flight school.

R-1 Religious Visa

R VISA/ STATUS – RELIGIOUS WORKER This visa allows religious workers like ministers and persons working in the religious vocation or occupation to work in the United States for a period of up to 5 years and eventually apply for a green card for permanent residence.


TN VISA/ STATUS- MEXICAN AND CANADIAN LISTED PROFESSIONALS Canadian and Mexican citizens are qualified to apply for a TN work visa listed in the Appendix 1603.D.1 under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). To qualify, he or she must be coming to the United States to work in a professional occupation

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