Work Visas and Business Visas
A foreign national who has an offer of permanent employment in the U.S. can be sponsored by their employer, who must follow a multi-step process to help their employee immigrate to the U.S. Applicants are granted visa numbers based upon four categories of employment.
- Priority Workers- This category includes foreign nationals who have extraordinary ability in science, the arts, education, athletics, or business. This also includes foreign nationals who are being internationally transferred by their employer.
- Advanced Degree Professionals- This category includes foreign nationals who have a Masters, Doctorate, or other professional degree. This also includes doctors who will practice medicine in an underserved part of the U.S.
- Skilled/ Professional Workers- This category includes foreign nationals who have bachelorï¿½s degrees, or those who are skilled or unskilled workers.
- Special Immigrant Workers- This category includes religious workers, and employees, or formal employees of the U.S. government.
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