The US-Singapore and US-Chile Free Trade Agreements, which took effect on January 1, 2004, created a new class of temporary work visa for Singaporean and Chilean citizens: the H1B1 Visa, which requires a US job offer in a “specialty occupation.” more »
Foreign nationals who have been accepted by US colleges or universities and who satisfy certain other requirements may be eligible for an F-1 student visa, which is valid for the duration of an F-1 applicant’s course of study in the United States.
The J-1 Visa category is for Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs designated by the US Department of State, Exchange Visitor Program and Designation Staff. The J-1 Visa Program is designed to promote the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills in the fields of education, arts, and sciences. more »
In general, the B Visa allows individuals to visit the US temporarily for business (B-1 Business Visitor) or for pleasure (B-2 Tourist Visa). Nationals of certain countries can also visit the US temporarily without a visa if they qualify for the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). more »
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows nationals from designated countries to apply for admission to the US for 90 days or less as temporary visitors for business or pleasure without first obtaining a US visa. more »
The K Visa is a temporary US visa option for a fiancé(e) or spouse of a US citizen. Once issued, the K Visa allows entry into the US to enable families to remain together while they continue the Green Card process. Same-sex couples are now eligible for the K visa. more »