Nonimmigrant Visas

There is a wide range of nonimmigrant visas, used for many different purposes, with the validity periods ranging from a few days to several years. A visa may be granted to the principal applicant as well as to his/her spouse and minor children. The different temporary or nonimmigrant visa categories are classified by a letter. The following is a brief list of the NONIMMIGRANT visa categories:

A: Diplomatic employees and their households
B: Business visitors or tourists (one of the most common
temporary visas)
C: Passengers passing through at an airport or seaport
D: Previously assigned for crew members, but eliminated in June 2004
E: Investors or persons engaged in commerce
F: Students
G: Employees of international organizations, such as International
Red Cross
H: Professionals, nurses, and cultural workers, temporary/seasonal
workers, trainees (one of the most common temporary visas)
I: Representatives of international media
J: Exchange visitors, such as students, graduate medical trainees, professors and researchers, short-term scholars, camp counselors
K: Fiancés, fiancées, spouses of US citizens married abroad
L: Certain employees of international companies
M: Language and vocational students
N: NATO employees
O: Persons with extraordinary skills that are recognized nationally
or internationally
P: Athletes, entertainment groups
Q: Cultural exchange visitors
R: Religious workers, such as Rabbis and Priests
S: Criminal informants
T: Victims of international trafficking in persons
TN: Certain professionals from Canada, Mexico
U: Victims of crimes
V: Spouses and minor children of permanent
residents who are awaiting green cards

The Law Office of Jeffrey Y. Bennett, LLC can help you determine which nonimmigrant visa classification would best suit your goals and craft the application to ensure the highest chance of success. Please contact our Office for a consultation.

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