Temporary Visas:

B-1/B-2 Business Visitors and Tourists

How to Extend

Whether to Try to Extend

How to Change Status

E-1 and E-2 Treaty Traders and Investors

F-1 D/S Students with CPT, OPT and STEM OPT

H-1B Visas

Specialty Occupations

Prevailing Wages

Cap-Exempt Petitions

Cap-Subject Petions



J-1 D/S Waivers

L-1A and L-1B International Managers and Executives and those with Specialized Knowledge

L-2 Spouses of L Visas

L-2 Right to Work

O Visas for Persons of Extraordinary Ability or Achievement

P Visas for Artists, Athletes and Entertainers

R Visas for Religious Workers

Trade NAFTA (TN) Visas for Canadian and Mexican Workers

Permanent Visas (Permanent Residence – the Green Card)

Through Labor Certification – PERM

EB-2 Advanced Degreed Professionals

EB-3 Professionals

EB-3 Skilled Workers

Through National Interest Waivers

Without Labor Certification as EB-1, EB-2 and EB-4

Aliens with Extraordinary Ability

Outstanding Professors and Researchers

Certain Multinational Executives and Managers

Certain Religious Workers


Aliens with Extraordinary Ability

National Interest Waivers

Adjustment of Status in the U.S.

Maintaining Status for Adjustment Purposes

Consular Processing in Your Home Country

Travel and Work While Waiting for Permanent Residence

Priority Dates

Portable While Adjustment of Status Pending