TN Visa Employment Rules for Canadians and Mexicans
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TN Visa Employment Rules for Canadians and Mexicans

The TN Visa, under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), provides a unique opportunity for Canadian and Mexican citizens to engage in professional employment in the United States. Understanding the specific requirements and conditions of the TN Visa is important for professionals seeking to work in the U.S. This blog reviews how employment is defined under the USMCA for TN Visa holders. 

USMCA: Understanding License Not Required for TN Visa Status
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USMCA: Understanding License Not Required for TN Visa Status

For Canadian and Mexican professionals looking at career opportunities in the United States, the intricacies of the TN visa classification under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) are essential. This post covers an important aspect of this process: the role of U.S. licensure.

TN Visa Status: The Impact of Labor Disputes
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TN Visa Status: The Impact of Labor Disputes

Understanding the nuances of U.S. immigration law is crucial for Canadian and Mexican citizens seeking to work in the United States under TN status. A particular area of concern is the impact of labor disputes on the TN visa status, as outlined in 9 FAM 402.17-8. This regulation details scenarios where individuals may face denial or complications in their TN status due to ongoing labor disputes in their employment sector.

TD Visas for Spouses and Minor Children of TN Visa Holders
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TD Visas for Spouses and Minor Children of TN Visa Holders

The United States offers a variety of visa options to facilitate the movement of professionals and their families. Among these, the TD (Trade Dependent) visa stands out as a critical tool for spouses and minor children of TN (Trade NAFTA) visa holders, predominantly from Canada and Mexico. This blog covers the key aspects of the TD visa, highlighting eligibility criteria, employment restrictions, and specific considerations for dependents from NAFTA and non-NAFTA countries.

How do I meet the TN Visa ‘temporary entry’ criteria?
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How do I meet the TN Visa ‘temporary entry’ criteria?

The TN Visa, a gateway for Canadian and Mexican citizens to work in the U.S., hinges on a fundamental concept – ‘temporary entry.’ We delve into the intricacies of 9 FAM 402.17-7, an essential component of the TN Visa process. Explore the definition of temporary entry, amplifications in regulations, and the critical requirement to convince authorities that your stay is truly temporary.

Education and Experience Requirements for TN Visa Status
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Education and Experience Requirements for TN Visa Status

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has specific provisions for professionals seeking to work in the U.S. under the TN visa category. As of October 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Manual (9 FAM 402.17-5(C)) details these requirements, which are vital for applicants to understand.

What is Professional Employment under a TN Visa?
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What is Professional Employment under a TN Visa?

In U.S. immigration, understanding the nuances of visa requirements is crucial for a successful application. A critical aspect for Canadians and Mexicans seeking professional employment in the United States is the evidence required under 9 FAM 402.17-5(B). This regulation outlines specific evidence needed to demonstrate an applicant’s intent and qualification for prearranged business activities at a professional level in the U.S.

TN Visa Status: The J1 Visa Two-Year Home Residency
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TN Visa Status: The J1 Visa Two-Year Home Residency

Canadian and Mexican professionals who want to take advantage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) opportunities encounter unique challenges in the U.S. immigration system. One key issue is the two-year home-country physical presence requirement, as outlined in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) 212(e), which can be confusing for many navigating this process.

The B-1 Visa for Domestic Servants of TN Visa Holders
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The B-1 Visa for Domestic Servants of TN Visa Holders

In the world of U.S. immigration, the specificities and nuances of visa classifications can be quite intricate, especially when different visa categories intersect. One such instance is the provision for domestic servants of TN visa holders—professionals from Canada and Mexico working in the United States under the NAFTA agreement.

Entry into the USA with an Approved I-140: CBP’s Rules and Procedures
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Entry into the USA with an Approved I-140: CBP’s Rules and Procedures

Seeking entry into the USA with an approved I-140 presents various challenges and nuances. This post unravels CBP’s specific rules and procedures, from priority dates to DS-160 submissions, to guide you through a smooth entry process.