How to get a working visa to the United States
There are two types of work visas inUSA - Н1В and Н2В. They differ in that havingvisa application H2B does not have the right to apply in the future for Green Card. The process of obtaining them is similar. A visa is issued based on the results of an interview conducted at the embassyUSA .
The main requirements for a candidate for a work visa inUSA. are: 1. knowledge of English; 2. the presence of an American employer. If you intend to get a workingvisa application category H1B, then you must also have a higher education (at least baccalaureate), as well as a small work experience in the specialty. Otherwise, you have the right to rely only onvisa application category H2B.
An American employer who wants to invite foreign workers will need to undergo a rather complicated process of preparing documents for their future employees. If an American employer invites you, he must:
1. submit for approval the completed form Form ETA 9035 (Labor Condition Application). It contains information on the conditions of work for this employer.
2. approved the above form and a completed form I-129 (petition), the employer submits the special state body — the US Citizen and Immigration Services. This on directly issues work permits to foreign workers. While no permit, the foreign worker may not begin working in USA .
3. Send the package of documents mentioned above, fully approved.
The candidate for the work visa shall submit to the Embassy the documents from the us employer, copy of diploma and employment record (originals need to take to your interview), proof of experience in relevant field, passport photo 5cm X 5cm on a white background, the documents are usually served on visa application atUSA - a certificate from the place of work indicating income, documents of ownership (car, apartment, cottage), on obtaining additional income, on marriage.
The maximum period for which a work visa can be issued isUSA. is 6 years. Those who receivedvisa application categories H1B, can apply for a green Card (permanent residence). The spouse of the applicant and his children until they reach 21 years to be issued a visa category H-4, do not give the right to work in USA .