Category Archives: US Work Visa

Why 56% of India’s US Work Visas Get Rejected

Despite improving relations with the United States, India suffered the highest number of US work visa rejections – a staggering 56 per cent over the last couple of years. Between 2012 and 2014, India’s L-1B visa denials rose well above the average 13 per cent for other countries whose citizens applied for a US work visa. The data, collected from the […]

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How Truck Drivers Can Get a US Work Visa in 3 Easy Steps

According to the American Trucking Associations, “To move 9.2 billion tons of freight annually requires nearly 3 million heavy-duty Class 8 trucks and over 3 million truck drivers.” America needs truck drivers. If you are a foreign worker hoping to work as a truck driver in the US, you may be served best by applying […]

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Your Boss May Be Causing You To Lose Out On Citizenship

Your dream goal of moving to the United States is seemingly within reach, but are you worried your employer isn’t taking all the right steps to help you get there? US employers have a responsibility to sponsor their prospective employees so that they can become permanent residents. Getting a green card and gaining US citizenship […]

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Common Questions Asked About Obtaining a Visa

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. This is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. So, over the years, we have processed thousands of visas for Canada and U.S. We have helped a lot of people cross borders. And, we have found that there are common questions that people ask about getting […]

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My Own Experience in Applying for an E-2 Visa to the US

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. This is Michael Niren, Immigration Lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. Today I want to share with you my own personal experience in applying for a visa. I applied for a US work visa, a work visa for work in the United States. It’s called an E-2 visa. […]

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Can a US Work Visa Holder’s Spouse Work in the US?

(Below is a transcription of this video) So we’ve got a question. Can a spouse of a work permit holder work in the United States? Work Parametres for US Work Visa Holder’s Spouse So, generally speaking, when an individual applies for a work visa to the U.S. they can bring their spouse and dependent children […]

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Can a US Work Visa Holder’s Spouse Work in the US

(Below is a transcription of this video) Michael Niren: So we have a question. Can the spouse of a work permit holder work in the United States? So generally speaking when an individual applies for a work visa to the U.S., they can bring their spouse and dependent children along with them. Now generally speaking […]

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U.S. proposes work authorization for spouses of highly skilled foreign workers

In an attempt to attract top talent, the Department of Homeland Security is proposing changes to immigration policy that would allow the spouses of certain highly skilled foreign workers to work while waiting for green card approval. Under the current laws, the spouse of an H-1B foreign worker obtains H-4 status which does not authorize […]

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Visa Rules change in U.S to hold on to Foreign Talent

The United States has said that they will soon begin allowing spouses of a foreign worker to apply for work visas. This has been done to retain highly skilled people for available jobs in the U.S. This change will affect spouses of those on an H-1B Visa, this allows people to work on a limited-term […]

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What Are Your US Work Visa Options?

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, my name is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. We got a question today about, “What are my options for getting a work visa to the US?” US Work Visa Options Well, there are a number of options that are available, depending upon […]

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