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Immigration Visa Categories

Immigration Visa Categories A: Issued to diplomats and employees of foreign governments who come to the U.S. to work at an embassy or consulate for their country. This includes a foreign ambassador, a consul and their staffs. The A visa also includes the family members of the diplomatic staff. B: Used for foreign visitors to […]

Asylum in the United States

Lea en español What is Asylum? Asylum is a process by which a foreign national may seek permanent residence in the United States, based on a history or reasonable fear of persecution in their country of origin, whether for political, religious, ethnic or other reasons. A person may apply for asylum while residing within the […]

Immigration Law

Immigration Law Websites Immigration Law Portal – Contains 50,000+ pages of information on immigration law. Free daily newspaper, Immigration Daily, is also available. – Links to immigration forms, ABC’s of immigration, State Department info, newsletters, and more. Blogs Immigration Blog – Current info and opinions on U.S. immigration law. U.S. Immigration Law News Blog […]

Temporary Visa Categories

Lea en español Temporary Visa Categories Foreign nationals who wish to come to the U.S. temporarily generally must seek a visa from a U.S. Consulate. A visa is a document stamped into a passport that allows a person to seek admission to the U.S. It does not give the holder the right to enter the […]

Exchange-Program Visa

Lea en español Exchange-Program Visa J Visa & Q Visa J and Q visas allow foreign nationals to enter the U.S. to exchange artistic, academic and scientific knowledge and skills and share the history and culture of their native country. The J visa is for: secondary school, college or university students teachers or professors research […]

Temporary Visas

Lea en español Temporary Residence in the United States—The Legal Requirements Under American immigration laws, any foreign national who seeks to enter the country must present a valid visa at the port of entry, whether it be an airport or a border crossing. This applies even if you are coming into the United States for […]

Business Visa & Tourism Visa

Lea en español Business Visa & Tourism Visa B1 Visa & B2 Visa B1 and B2 visas are for visitors to the U.S. who are entering for a temporary business, tourism (pleasure) or medical-treatment purpose. Allowable Activities on a B1 or B2 Visa People who enter the U.S. on a B1 or B2 visa may […]

Student Visa

Lea en español Student Visa Noncitizens wishing to study in the U.S. may apply for a nonimmigrant student visa. The U.S. allows foreign students to attend school in the country under three visa programs: F visas for academic students, M visas for vocational students and J visas for exchange students. J visas are detailed in […]

Immigration Laws

Lea en español When you’ve left everything you knew to come to the United States, you knew it wouldn’t be easy. Though you dreamed of a new life and new opportunities, you also expected that there would be challenges. Will you be allowed in the country? How long can you stay? What steps do you […]