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Nonimmigrant Visas

There is a wide range of temporary visas, used for many different purposes and each lasting from a few days to several years. The USCIS must approve some in advance before being reviewed and issued by the State Department; others are only reviewed by the State Department. Visas may be granted to the principal applicant and to his or her dependents (spouse and minor children).

Some of the different
temporary visa categories are:

  Temporary Visas
 
 

DESIGNATION

PURPOSE

A

Diplomats and foreign government officials

B-1

Business visitors

B-2

Tourism, vacation, pleasure visitors

E-1, E-2

Treaty traders/treaty investors

E-3

Australian professional specialty

F-1

Academic student

H-1B

Specialty occupations in fields requiring highly specialized knowledge

H-1B1

Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Professionals: Chile, Singapore

H-2A

Temporary agricultural workers

H-2B

Temporary workers performing other services or labor of a temporary or seasonal nature

H-3

Training in a program not primarily for employment

J

Exchange visitors

L

Intra-company transferees

O

Foreign nationals with extraordinary ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business or Athletics

P

Performing athletes, artists, entertainers

Q

International cultural exchange visitors

R

Religious workers

TN/TD

NAFTA professional workers: Mexico, Canada

U

Victims of crimes who step forward to assist law enforcement investigate and prosecute cases of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking and other crimes



Temporary Visa

This chart includes more frequently used types of nonimmigrant visas and is not a complete list of all purposes of travel or the types of nonimmigrant visas.

For more details, visit Visitor Visas Business and Pleasure, and contact us for details on your particular case.


 

 
 
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