One of the most commonly recognized employment based nonimmigrant visas is the H1B visa. The H1B visa/status is an employer-sponsored process intended for individuals who will work in a specialty occupation, fashion model of distinguished merit and ability, or person providing service related to Department of Defense cooperative research and development project or co-production project.
Enacted on June 15, 2012, DACA is an executive action program that allows certain individuals who came to the United States as children to request deferred action for a period of two years, with the option to renew thereafter.
Numerous visa statuses may be extended while in the United States under various circumstances.
Family based immigration consists of various familial relationships with a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident that permit a foreign national to obtain permanent immigration status.
Non-immigrant investor visas consist primarily of the E1 Treaty Trader and E2 Treaty Investor. The E1/E2 status originates from treaties the U.S. has signed with other countries related to bilateral investment and free trade agreements.
Naturalization is an administrative process by which a foreign citizen obtains U.S. Citizenship after meeting and/or fulfilling requirements established in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
The United States offers various visas to allow foreign nationals to come to the United States to study. There are visas that allow study in a regular academic environment like a 2-year or 4-year university or college program or a language program.