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Nonimmigrant Visas II

This lesson will discuss four more of the most common nonimmigrant visas (H, K, L, and P).


Three more common nonimmigrant visas are H, K, and P visas.

I. H Visas for Temporary Employment

In addition to immigrant EB visas, nonimmigrant H visas are issued for employment purposes. However, unlike EB visas, which allow indefinite employment, H visas only authorize temporary employment. The four main subtypes are H-1B visas for specialty occupations such as accountants and university professors, H-2A visas for temporary agricultural workers, H-2B visas for temporary nonagricultural...