Employers in the US often search for foreign professionals to fill up their vacant high qualified positions. Overseas employees also search for a job based position in the US for gaining entry in the US.
Both ways, the individuals would require being entitled for the temporary, non immigrant visa for their stay in the US.
Here’s a list of seven best visas for international professionals to gain entry into the US. You might be familiar to some of the visas but some of those are those you might have heard less about them.
If you are having excellent skills, education qualification and work experience, then you can apply for this visa. This H-1B visa is reserved for the individuals in area of expertise occupations. In order to qualify the individual should possess at least a bachelor degree.
On the status of H-1B, you are allowed to stay in the country for the period of six years. To get the visa, the employer who plan of sponsoring you should first get the labour Condition Application.
Every year an H-1B fiscal limit is imposed. The present quota is regular -65,000 visas. Masters- 20,000 and Singapore and Chile citizens -6800. The USCIS would start accept the petitions from 1st April 2016.
E-1 Investor Visa
Overseas professionals could apply for E-1 and E-2 investor visas to reside in the US for business. The E-1 visa needs the investor be a citizen of a treaty nation.
E-2 Treaty Investor Visa
E-2 visas needs the investor should be citizen of treaty country. E-2 visas are also reserved for those individual who had made a good investment in the US. the investment has to be divided within the business operations. Items of business as specified by the USCIS might consists of goods, services, transportation, insurance, foreign banking and many more.
The duration of stay for the eligible treaty businessmen or employees is two years. The big benefit of this E-visas are there is no restrictions on the extension of this visa.
This visa has been made to lure foreign investment and job prospects that will help the domestic economy.
There are around 10,000 visas made available and many of those are kept aside for the investors in regional centers elected by the USCIS.
This visa allows the multinational companies to send eligible employees to the US for work. To qualify for the visa, foreign employee should be in executive or management position abroad.
This visa is for those who has got tremendous ability or achievement in their career in certain fields like sports, science, arts etc.
This visa allows entry to overseas employees who require conducting business in the US.