US Travel Guide Visa Categories Through Which Travellers Can Immigrate To the US
Visit visa (visa B) is one of the most frequently used nonimmigrant visas. Thanks to this visa category, you can come to the United States for business (B-1) or enjoy (B-2). Visitors with a visitor visa are not permitted to study or work in the United States.
There are two types of student visas, F-1 and M1. An F-1 visa is reserved for students after obtaining a full-time diploma or academic program at a US school, college, or university accredited by the US Immigration and Customs Administration according to the Student Information and Exchange System, also known as SEVIS. The M-1 visa is reserved for students enrolled in non-academic or “professional” studies. The mechanical study, technical study, cooking lessons, language program, flight school or cosmetic program fall within “professional training”.
You may become eligible for a merchant visa under an E-1 treaty, if your citizenship country has a friendship, trade, or navigation agreement with the United States and if you arrive in the United States to do substantial trade between the United States and your country.
If your country has a bilateral investment treaty or agreement with the United States and you are coming to the United States to direct business operations that you have invested in or are investing in and developing, you may be eligible for an investor visa from an E-2 treaty.
If you qualify for specialist careers and come to the United States to work there, you can obtain an H-1B visa. Foreign companies that already have or wish to establish offices in the U.S. may be forced to transfer executives, managers, or specialists to the United States via an L-1 visa, employees may be assigned temporarily to the parent company, subsidiary, U.S. branch or branch.
If you can demonstrate an unusual ability in science, arts, education, business, or athletics and you are temporarily coming to the United States to work in your exceptional ability, you may be eligible under the O-1 visa classification.
The TN visa classification is reserved for Canadian and Mexican citizens who are eligible for a business visa authorized under the NAFTA agreement. NAFTA is an international trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico.
If you have a diploma or professional certificate from a foreign institution after high school and have at least one year of relevant work experience outside the United States, you can qualify as a J-1 intern. Even if you do not have a degree, you can still qualify if you have five years of relevant work experience outside the United States.
The K-1 visa category provides an alternative to a marriage-based visa process for participating people. The V-1 / V-2 visa classification allows spouses and children of legal permanent residents (holders of a green card) to enter the United States without waiting for the immigrant visa number to be available. Once you become a permanent legal resident (green card holder), you will be eligible for U.S. citizenship and become eligible to submit a citizenship form five or three years after you become a green card holder, depending on whether or not you are married to an American citizen.
Once you become a permanent legal resident (green card holder), you will be eligible for U.S. citizenship and will be eligible to submit a citizenship form five or three years after you become a green card holder, depending on whether or not you are married to a U.S. citizen.