The United States offers multiple pathways for noncitizen STEM professionals to work and live in the country. This overview explores the temporary and permanent immigration options, their eligibility criteria, and some essential considerations for STEM professionals.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has broadened its premium processing services for specific Form I-539 applicants, including those seeking to change to F, M, or J nonimmigrant status. This phased implementation starts from June 13 and is expected to make the immigration system more efficient.
The two-year foreign residence requirement for J-1 Visa holders can be a complex issue to navigate. Understand the requirement, its applicability, and its flexibility regarding continuous physical presence in the home country.
Learn about the unique provisions of the TN visa under the USMCA. Discover why the J-1 home residency requirement does not impact TN Visa holders and applicants.