TN Visa as an Animal Scientist

What is an Animal Scientist for TN visa purposes?

In general, an Animal Scientist conducts research in domestic farm animals’ genetics, reproduction, nutrition, and development for the purpose of formulating efficient methods to produce and process meat, eggs, poultry, and milk. For this reason, Animal Scientists consult with agricultural producers on how to provide safe and healthy housing for animals, improve disease and parasite control, reduce mortality rate, improve waste disposal, and increase animal product production. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the animal scientist profession through O*NET Online.

Qualifications for a TN Visa as an Animal Scientist

  1. Proof of Canadian or Mexican Citizenship;
  2. A detailed offer/support letter from a US employer; and
  3. Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree in a closely related field.

TN Visa Animal Scientist application process

A new TN visa can be obtained in one of three (3) ways:

  1. In a person with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP),
  2. By mail with US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), or
  3. At a US Consulate or Embassy.

TN Visa Duration

A qualified TN Visa Animal Scientist can obtain a TN Visa for a maximum of three(3) years per stay.

TN Visa Extension

TN visa extensions can be obtained every three (3) years with no limit on the number of possible extensions. You are able to obtain an extension of your TN Visa for as long as needed.

TN Visa Animal Scientist to Green Card Through Employment

In many cases, a US employer is able to sponsor a TN visa holder for a green card through the Permanent Labor Certification Process with the US Department of Labor (PERM). Since the TN visa is a nonimmigrant visa, this process must be handled carefully. If you need help with the TN visa to green card process make sure you work with a TN Visa lawyer familiar with this process.

TN Visa as an Animal Scientist

The USMCA (NAFTA) professions list includes Animal scientists. Qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens are able to obtain TN visa status to work and live in the United States as Animal Scientists. We have over 20+ years of combined experience with TN visa applications with hundreds of 5-star reviews.

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