Professionals in medical and allied professions not listed under the USCMA, often look at closely related professions to try and obtain TN visa status. Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians often look to the TN profession of Medical Lab Technicians and Technologists for TN visa status. We review the TN profession of Medical Lab Technicians and Technologists, the requirements, and who qualifies here.
After you have been approved for an immigrant or non-immigrant visa allowing you to work and live in the United States, you might have household belongings you wish to bring with you. Prior to moving any belongings to the United States, there are procedures you need to be aware of before moving your belongings. Find out about the process of bringing your belongings to the United States here.
It has become increasingly difficult to obtain an H1-B Visa through the annual lottery making it difficult for employers to employ foreign professionals. As an employer, you should be aware of the alternatives to the H-1B lottery when recruiting and hiring foreign talent. Learn about some of the best alternatives to the H-1B visa lottery.
Applying for a TN visa at a port of entry is often more complex than it appears. In addition, each time you apply, a record is created making approval more and more difficult. In some cases, it is best to receive advanced approval by mail from US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Read about a recent TN1 visa approval we received for a Management Consultant by mail with USCIS after 3 previous border denials.
Before any foreign national can work in the United States, they must obtain proper work authorization. There are several different work visas available for Canadians to work and live in the United States. See what options are available for Canadians to work and live in the United States.
Under the US Mexico Canada Agreement (USCMA) there are 63 professions that qualify for TN visa status. The professions listed are not of a purely managerial nature. If you have been offered a managerial or executive position under a USMCA profession, you need to be aware of the limitations of TN visa status. Find out if your managerial or executive role will qualify for TN visa status.
Hiring a Canadian citizen has many advantages over hiring other foreign nationals. The US Mexico Canada Agreement (the USMCA formerly NAFTA) created a special work visa classification for Canadian business professionals called TN-1 visa status. Under the USMCA, US employers can bring qualified Canadian professionals to work in the United States under any one of the listed USMCA professions. Find out why you should consider hiring Canadian citizens under the TN-1 visa program.
Under the USMCA (NAFTA) both Canadian and Mexican professionals are able to obtain TN visa status to work in the US under certain qualifying professions. TN-1 status for Canadians and TN-2 status for Mexicans. Although the qualifications for both Canadians and Mexicans are the same, the options for obtaining TN visa status vary. Find out if you need a DS-160 for your TN visa application.
The USMCA (NAFTA) makes hiring Canadian citizens and Mexican citizens on TN Visas relatively simple when compared to the other US work visa options. Canadians and Mexicans are both able to obtain TN Visa status without the formal sponsorship associated with the processes of obtaining H-1B Visas and US Green Cards. A TN visa is not considered formal sponsorship, here are a few reasons why.