There are different classifications of visas in the US that grant legal status. Some visas grant legal status and are award based of employment. These are are commonly referred to as “Worker Visas”.

What are worker visas?

For individuals who qualify, these types of visas can be a great way to enter the US under a legal status and maintain employment. It is important to remember that all types of visas have specific requirements and guidelines which outline what type of individual qualifies as well as what is permitted/not permitted.

Planning for the Future

Obtaining the correct worker visa is an important, life-changing decision, so it is important that interested individuals understand their options. Many visas provide options for renewal or even an Adjustment of Status.

It is recommended that you work with a qualified immigration lawyer when pursuing a worker visa. Reliable legal assistance will ensure that your filing process is not negatively affected by careless errors.

How we can help you

For help with applying for a worker visa and, planning a long-term immigration strategy, contact Tucker, Nong and Associates immediately. Our licensed immigration lawyers have extensive experience processing all types of worker visas. We can ensure that you get the best results possible and that you reach your goals.

Types of Worker Visas

For more detailed information on specific types of worker visas and how we can help you, visit our sections listed below:

H Visas

H Visas are reserved for individuals who are expected to work in the US for a specific period of time. There are several types of H visas for different types of workers. To learn more about each type of H visa, please read:

H-1B Visa and Status

H-2A Visa and Status

H-2B Visa and Status

H-3 Visa and Status

H-4 Visa and Status

L Visas

The L visa family is a type of worker visa that permits foreign workers to live/work in the US under a legal status for a certain period of time. More specifically, L visas are used to transfer employees between company locations that have international offices. To learn about the different types of L visas, visit:

L-1A Visa and Status

L-1B Visa and Status

L-2 Visa and Status

E Visas

E visas or, “Employment Based” visas are a unique type of visa that allows individuals who qualify to earn permanent resident status (Green Card Status) through their job/employment. Because these visas have special criteria, please review the following section:

Green Card: Employment Based

Additional Visa Services Available

  • O Visas
  • P Visas
  • R Visas
  • TN Visas
  • I-9 Compliance and Audit Services

Adjustment of Status

Certain worker visas may allow individuals to pursue an “Adjustment of Status” (AOS). To learn more about Adjustment of Status & Consular Processing, please read:

Adjustment of Status

Do You Need Help In Getting Your Green Card Or Visa in Virgina, Maryland or Washington D.C.?

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