L-1A/B ?Intracompany transferees
(managers/specialists) Foreign national
executives, managers or specialists being transferred to
the U.S. to manage an organization or major function of an
E-1/2 ?Trader/investor or its essential
employees Personnel including executives and
managers of a treaty nation company operating in the U.S.
or entrepreneurs from treaty nations investing
substantially in a U.S. enterprise.
H-1B ?Specialty occupation with a bachelor's
degree or higher Foreign professionals with
specialized knowledge, or professionals entering the U.S.
to offer exceptional services.
H-2 ?Shortage occupation Skilled
workers in crafts and trades for which no U.S. workers are
H-3 ?Trainees Foreign nationals
to receive training which is not available in their
I ?Foreign media
correspondents Foreign professionals in print
and film media; freelance journalists working under
O-1/O-2 ?nbsp;Groups or individuals with
extraordinary ability/its support
staff Foreign nationals who have received
major prizes or other recognition for outstanding
achievements, who have produced original academic
contributions, artists and entertainers; essential support
personnel of O-1 visa holders
P-1 ?Groups or individuals of internationally
known athletes Internationally recognized
athletes or teams entering the U.S. to participate in an
event, entertainers to tour the U.S. or participate in
events; support personnel.
P-2 ?Performing artists under exchange
program Artists entering the U.S. through a
reciprocal exchange program; support personnel.
P-3 ?Culturally unique
entertainers Artists entering the U.S. to
perform, teach or coach a culturally unique
F-1 ?Foreign students Foreign
nationals qualified to attend a full course of study at
colleges, universities or high schools in the U.S.
Immigrant (permanent residency: green card)
EB-1 ?Individuals with extraordinary ability;
outstanding professors and researchers; multinational
executives and managers
EB-2 ?Members of the professions holding advanced
degrees or individual workers with exceptional
EB-3 ?Skilled workers
Family Sponsored Immigration
For more information, call the Law Offices of Amanda S.
Chang at 808-548-2500.