TN Visa as a Geneticist

What is a Geneticist for TN visa purposes?

In general, Geneticists study genetics, heredity, the science of genes, and variation of organisms. They perform experiments and analyze the collected data. Geneticists can be employed as lecturers or researchers. They can also be employed as Medical Doctors’ consultants to evaluate, diagnose and manage patients with congenital malformations or hereditary conditions, genetic risk calculation, or analyze mutations. They are also involved in more specific genetics courses such as transmission, molecular, quantitative, population, and ecological genetics. The US Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Geneticist profession through O*NET Online.

Qualifications for a TN Visa as a Geneticist

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

TN Visa application process

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

  1. In-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 Geneticist can obtain a TN Visa for a maximum of three(3) years per stay.

TN Visa Geneticist 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 Geneticist 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 a Geneticist

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

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