Purpose Type of Visa
Athletics (when competing for prize money) B-1 Business visitors B-1 Crime victim U Exchange visitors (such as au pairs) J
Domestic employees and nannies accompanied by a foreign national employer B-1
Foreign national with extraordinary ability in science, art, education, athletics or business O
Human trafficking victim T
International cultural exchange visitor Q
Medical patient B-2 Media member I
Performing athlete, artist or entertainer P
Physician J, H-1B Religious worker R
Specialty occupation in a field requiring highly specialized knowledge H-1B
Spouse or child of lawful permanent resident who does not intend to immigrate V
Student F, M
Temporary agricultural worker H-2A
Temporary worker (not agriculture) H-2B
Training in a program that’s not primarily for employment H-3
Treaty trader or treaty investor E
Each type of visa has its own requirements. For example, if you’re coming to the U.S. to work, you’ll most likely need a certification from the U.S. Department of Labor (which your employer is required to get).
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