H VISAS – Temporary Workers
H-1B Persons in Specialty Occupation: The H1B visa program is the primary method for employers to recruit & hire international professionals to work in the USA. The H1B visa enables U.S. employers to hire foreign professionals for an initial period of three years and up to a total of six years, and in certain instances beyond six years.
H-1B1 Status for Nationals of Chile and Singapore: As a result of the United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Pub. L. 108-77) and the United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Pub. L. 108-78), both of which became effective on January 1, 2004, a new nonimmigrant classification is available to nationals of Chile and Singapore. This new classification is known as the “H-1B1”.
Visa for Fashion Models – The H-1B3: The H-1B3 category applies to a fashion model that is nationally or internationally recognized and will be employed in a position requiring someone of distinguished merit and ability.
H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers: The H-2A temporary agricultural program establishes a means for agricultural employers who anticipate a shortage of domestic workers to bring nonimmigrant foreign workers to the U.S. to perform agricultural labor or services of a temporary or seasonal nature.
H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers: The H-2B nonimmigrant program permits employers to hire foreign workers to come temporarily to the U.S. and perform temporary nonagricultural services or labor on a one-time, seasonal, peakload or intermittent basis. The H-2B visa classification requires the