L-1 Temporary Company Transfer Visas allow a foreign company to transfer an employee to work at their US subsidiary or affiliate. The employee transferring to the US must have been employed in an executive or managerial position requiring specialized knowledge.
You may be eligible for an O or P Visa if you are a foreign national who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or if you have been recognized for extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry.
Nationals of Canada and Mexico may be admitted temporarily in TN status to engage in professional activities in the U.S. The immigration regulations specify the categories of professions that qualify. Learn more.
Temporary visas for foreign nationals of countries that have the requisite treaty with the U.S. who are admitted to engage in trade. Learn more about employees of a qualifying individual or organization who may be eligible, and other requirements for the visa.
Temporary visas for foreign nationals of a treaty country who have invested a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business. Certain employee executives, supervisors, or essential persons with special qualifications may also qualify.
You may qualify for the E-3 visa if you are a national of Australia. In order to qualify for this visa, you must meet certain requirements, which include holding or planning to hold a professional position in the United States as well as having certain academic credentials.
Temporary visas for foreign workers in a specialty occupation that requires a bachelor's degree or higher (or equivalent) in a specific specialty. H-1B visas are capped at 65,000 per year although some may be exempt.
The H-1B1 visa is a more specific temporary visa than the H-1B. The H-1B1 visa is available to individuals who are nationals of Singapore or Chile and are planning to immigrate to the US for a specialty professional position.