Nurses often have a unique issue in qualifying for H-1B speciality work visa status since the Department of Labor ("DOL") determined Nurses only require a 2 year diploma. In contrast, an H-1B work visa is only available to professions that require a 4 year degree minimum such as an accountant. The TN work visa, available under NAFTA, is an alternative available for Canadian and Mexican Nationals.
Foreign Nationals who are interested in investing or starting a business in the United States are often under the belief that $500,000.00 to $1,000,000.00 is required to obtain a U.S. investor or business visa. In fact, this is a myth. We have successfully assisted our clients with options that have low investment requirements in relation to their business plans. There are a few basic ways to obtain a visa which we explain briefly below.