Visa Attorney in Honolulu, Hawaii Helps Clients Live and Work in the United States
An overview of immigration law
All persons entering the United States must have authorization to enter the U.S. U.S. Citizens can enter the U.S. by showing their U.S. passports. All other persons must have a visa to enter the United States. Lawful permanent residents of the United States are allowed to enter the U.S. because they possess immigrant or permanent visas. With the exception of those who are authorized to enter the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program, all others attempting to enter the U.S. must have a nonimmigrant visa to enter.
Attorney Dye-Chiew helps clients determine the most appropriate visa and assists them in obtaining a visa to gain entry to the United States.
A nonimmigrant visa is a visa which allows a foreign national to enter the U.S. for a temporary basis. The non-U.S. citizen must meet all the requirements to be admitted under either the Visa Waiver Program or one of the other nonimmigrant visas.
The Visa Waiver Program
Other Nonimmigrant Visas
B-1 temporary business visas
H-1B visas for specialty occupation workers
TN visas for professionals entering the United States pursuant to the North American Free Trade Agreement
TN visas are specifically for Canadian and Mexican professionals who wish to work in the United States.
L visas for intracompany transferees
O-1 visas for persons with extraordinary ability
H-3 trainee visas
H-3 visas allow foreign nationals to obtain training not available in their home countries in the United States.