Orange County TN Visa Lawyers
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There are many different types of visas, but each one has specific restrictions and limitations. For Mexican and Canadian citizens, the best option will often be a TN visa. These are specifically designed to bring employed professionals into the United States, and are generally processed faster and easier to apply for.
Although these are typically easier to obtain than many other types of visas, you can still benefit greatly from experienced legal counsel. At Yekrangi & Associates, our Orange County immigration attorney is an immigrant himself, giving our firm a unique understanding of the challenges that lie ahead. When you enlist the help of our firm, Attorney Yekrangi will work tirelessly to achieve your immigration goals and protect your immigrant rights.
Obtaining a visa can be complex and time-consuming. Call (949) 478-4963or complete our online formfor experienced guidance from a TN Visa attorney in Orange County throughout the process. Our services are available in English, Spanish, Farsi, and Mandarin.
What Is a TN Visa?
The TN Visa is designed for Canadian or Mexican citizens only. Note that you must be a citizen of either Mexico or Canada and not just a permanent resident. You must be offered an employment position in the United States that is "professional." The procedure in which you obtain a TN visa differs for Mexican and Canadian nationals.
What Is a “Professional” under the TN Program?
A "professional" for purposes of a TN visa requires that you have a bachelor’s degree. In addition, the employment category you wish to work in must be listed under the NAFTA Treaty which gave rise to the TN visa.
The following is a list of some (but not all) professions covered under a TN visa:
- Management Consultant
- Research Assistant
- Scientific Technician or Technologist
- Social Worker
- Technical Publications Writer
- Urban Planner
- Vocational Counselor
- Physical Therapist (Physiotherapist)
- Registered Nurse
- Computer System Analyst
- Graphic Designer
- Hotel Manager
- Industrial Designer
- Interior Designer
- Land Surveyor
- University Teacher
- Disaster Relief Insurance Claim Adjuster
How Do I Get a TN Visa if I Am a Canadian Citizen?
Canadian citizens can obtain a TN visa by presenting the required documentation at any United States Port of Entry. Most international airports in Canada also have a US Customs and Border Protection Unit which will review your documents prior to issuing you a TN visa.
How Do I Obtain a TN Visa if I Am a Mexican Citizen?
Mexican nationals should apply for a TN visa by applying at their nearest US Embassy or consulate. Contact our Orange County immigration lawyer for experienced guidance through this application process.
What Are the Benefits of a TN Visa?
A TN visa has many benefits, namely, the speed in which it can be issued and the lack of a numerical-cap, as opposed to an H-1B. However, unlike an H-1B, the TN visa is not a "dual intent" visa and therefore, can pose some issues if your employer later decides to go through the PERM Labor Certification Process for you. It is possible, however, to obtain PERM Labor Certification while on a TN visa.
Hire an Orange County Immigration Lawyer to Assist You in Obtaining a TN Visa.
Although the TN visa was created with "ease" in mind, those who wish to obtain a TN visa should first check with an attorney to ensure that they are eligible for a TN visa, and that all their documentation is in order.
Yekrangi & Associates represents immigrants and non-immigrants throughout the United States. Call our Southern California immigration office for a consultation. Yekrangi & Associates is based in Irvine, California and serves clients in Newport Beach, Anaheim, Costa Mesa, and surrounding communities.
To schedule an initial consultation with a professional Orange County TN Visa attorney, don't hesitate to contact Yekrangi & Associatesat (949) 478-4963. We speak English, Se habla Español., Farsi, and Mandarin.
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