H-1B Specialty Workers
Persons who want to enter the U.S. to work in a professional occupation may be eligible to enter the U.S. under an H-1B Specialty Worker Visa. In order to qualify, the person must:
- Come to the U.S. to perform work in a specialty occupation (such as Programmer, Analyst, Consultant, Engineer, Accountant, and many more);
- The occupation must require the application of highly specialized knowledge and the attainment of at least a bachelor's degree or its equivalent as a minimum requirement for the job;
- Establish that the person has full state licensure, if the position requires a license; and
- That the person has completed the educational degree required for entry into the job, or has the equivalent to the degree through experience and education.
To determine if you are eligible for an H-1B Specialty Worker Visa, as a worker in a position requiring at least the attainment of a bachelor's degree or its equivalent and the application of highly specialized knowledge, please contact our office for a consultation.