Visas for Individuals

Achieving Your Immigration Goals: Issues and Solutions

Vassell & LeeRC Law Group is a practice dedicated to helping clients achieve their immigration goals. We provide a full range of services to clients wishing to obtain visas and legal residence in the U.S. Our attorneys are hard-working, efficient and offer competitive rates.

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Vassell & LeeRC Law Group can assist you in these immigration matters:

Visa TypeVisa DesignationIssued to:
Diplomatic VisaA-1Ambassadors, public ministers, career diplomats, consular officers, and their family members
Diplomatic VisaA-2Other foreign government employees and officials and their family members
Diplomatic VisaA-3Personal attendants and servants of persons holding A-1 and A-2 visas
Business VisitorsB-1Visitors for business purposes. Not for employment.
Tourists (for pleasure)B-2Visitors for pleasure. Not for employment.
Visitors in TransitC-1People traveling through the U.S. to other destinations
Visitors in TransitC-2

Foreign nationals travelling to and from the United Nations headquarters

Visitors in TransitC-3Foreign government officials in transit
Crew MembersD-1Employees remaining with their vessel
Crew MembersD-2Employees working for other vessels
Treaty TradersE-1People from certain countries who are establishing trading operations in the U.S.
Treaty InvestorsE-2People from certain countries who are establishing business operations in the U.S.
Academic StudentsF-1Full time students
Student's Family MembersF-2Student's wife and minor children
Foreign Representatives to International OrganizationsG-1Chief representatives of foreign governments to international organizations located in the U.S., and their family members.
Foreign Representatives to International OrganizationsG-2Other representatives of foreign governments to international organizations located in the U.S., and their family members.
Foreign Representatives to International OrganizationsG-3Representatives of foreign governments not yet recognized by the U.S. who are working for or travelling to international organizations, and their family members
Employees of International OrganizationsG-4Officers and employees of international organizations and their family members
Employees of Above G Visa HoldersG-5Servants and personal employees of G visa holders
Licensed NursesH-1ANurses with offers of employment in the U.S.
Specialty Occupation ProfessionalsH-1BProfessionals with offers of employment in the U.S.
Temporary Agricultural WorkersH-2AForeign nationals coming to the U.S. to perform agricultural work of a temporary or seasonal nature
Temporary WorkersH-2BNonagricultural workers, such as athletes or those in performing arts who have not yet achieved international reputation; skilled workers in crafts and trades who are able to perform tasks for which no U.S. workers are available
TraineesH-3Trainees coming to the U.S. to receive training from an employer in any field other than graduate education or training
Family Members of H Visa HoldersH-4Family members of H visa holders
JournalistsIJournalists of foreign news media
Exchange VisitorsJ-1Participants of exchange programs, including students, scholars, professors, researchers, and au pairs, etc.
Family Members of J-1J-2Family members of J-1 visa holders
Fiancé or Fiancée of U.S. CitizensK-1Fiancé/fiancée of U.S. citizens
Minor Children of Fiancé or FiancéeK-2Minor children of fiancé or fiancée of U.S. citizens
International Company TransfereesL-1AExecutives and managers with at least one year of previous foreign management experience with that foreign company
International Company TransfereesL-1BEmployees with specialized knowledge with at least one year of previous foreign experience with that foreign company
L Holder's Family MembersL-2Family members of L visa holders
Nonacademic StudentsM-1People temporarily studying or receiving training at a nonacademic institution
Family Members of M-1M-2Family members of M-1 visa holders
G-4's RelativesNClose relatives of employees of international organizations (G-4 visa holders)
Persons of Extraordinary AbilityO-1People with extraordinary ability in the arts, athletics, sciences, education, business, or the motion pictures or television industry who are coming to the U.S. to perform temporary services relating to an event
Accompanying Assistants to O-1 HoldersO-2Accompanying assistants to O-1 visa holders
Family Members of O-1 and O-2O-3Family members of O-1 and O-2 visa holders
Athlete or Recognized Entertainment GroupP-1People coming to the U.S. to perform as an internationally recognized athlete or member of an internationally recognized athlete or entertainment group
Artists or Entertainers in Reciprocal ProgramP-2Artists or entertainers who come to perform, individually or as a group, under a reciprocal exchange program between an organization in the U.S. and an organization in another country
Artists or Entertainers in Culturally Unique ProgramP-3Artists or entertainers who come to perform, individually or as a group, culturally unique programs to further the understanding or development of the unique cultural form
Family of P Visa HoldersP-4Spouses and unmarried minor children of P visa holders
International Cultural Exchange ParticipantsQ-1International cultural exchange participants
Family Members of Q-1Q-2Family members of Q-1 visa holders
Religious WorkersR-1People who have been full time religious workers for at least two years before applying and who are coming temporarily to work for a nonprofit religious organization in the U.S.
Family Members of R-1R-2Family members of R-1 visa holders
Informant in Criminal InvestigationS-1Informants in criminal investigations
Informant in Espionage CaseS-2Informants in espionage investigations
Family Members of S HoldersS-3Family members of S visa holders
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)TNCanadian and Mexican citizens
Family Members of TN HoldersTDFamily members of TN visa holders

All of the above visas have various time limits and employment restrictions. In many cases though, status can be changed. Our attorneys can assist you with a change of status proceeding.

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