A foreign national may be admitted to the United States for a specific temporary period of time. There are clear conditions on their stay. There are a large variety of Non-Immigrant (temporary visa) categories, and each exists for a specific purpose and has specific terms and conditions. Below are various resources related to Non-Immigrant Visas.
|CW-1||CNMI-Only transitional worker||CW-2|
|E-1||Treaty traders and qualified employees.||E-1|
|E-2||Treaty investors and qualified employees.||E-2|
|E-2C||Long-term foreign investors in the CNMI||E-2C|
|E-3||Certain “specialty occupation” professionals from Australia.||E-3|
|H-1B||Workers in a specialty occupation and the following sub-classifications:
H-1B1 – Free Trade Agreement workers in a specialty occupation from Chile and Singapore.
H-1B2 – Specialty occupations related to Department of Defense Cooperative Research and Development projects or Co-production projects.
H-1B3 – Fashion models of distinguished merit and ability.
|H-1C2||Registered nurses working in a health professional shortage area as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor.||H-4|
|H-2A||Temporary or seasonal agricultural workers.||H-4|
|H-2B||Temporary non-agricultural workers.||H-4|
|H-3||Trainees other than medical or academic. This classification also applies to practical training in the education of handicapped children.||H-4|
|I||Representatives of foreign press, radio, film or other foreign information media.||I|
|L-1A||Intracompany transferees in managerial or executive positions.||L-2|
|L-1B||Intracompany transferees in positions utilizing specialized knowledge.||L-2|
|O-1||Persons with extraordinary ability in sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics and motion picture or TV production.||O-3|
|O-2||Persons accompanying solely to assist an O-1 Non-Immigrant.||O-3|
|P-1A||Internationally recognized athletes.||P-4|
|P-1B||Internationally recognized entertainers or members of internationally recognized entertainment groups.||P-4|
|P-2||Individual performer or part of a group entering to perform under a reciprocal exchange program.||P-4|
|P-3||Artists or entertainers, either an individual or group, to perform, teach, or coach under a program that is culturally unique.||P-4|
|Q-1||Persons participating in an international cultural exchange program for the purpose of providing practical training, employment, and to share the history, culture, and traditions of the alien’s home country.||Not Applicable|
|TN||North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) temporary professionals from Mexico and Canada.||TDRobinson Kirlew & Associates can assist you; contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.|