Additional Types of Visas
What additional types of visas are there?
There is a wide variety of the different types of visas, all of which come
with very rigorous sets of eligibility requirements and specific details.
Depending on the category that an individual falls under, whether for
personal issues, familial reasons or business affairs, some visas may
be lawfully permanent or temporary. As the terms of visas can be difficult
to decipher, calling an immigration attorney will help you through the process.
Various additional permanent visas include:
- F-1 Academic Student Visas
- K-1 Fiancée Visas
- EB-1 Foreign Nationals of Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Professors
and Researchers and Multinational Executive and Managers
- EB-2 Workers with Advanced Degrees or Exceptional Ability in the Sciences,
Arts or Business
- EB-3 Skilled Workers and Professionals
- EB-4 Special Immigrant Visas for Religious Workers
- EB-5 Investor/Employment Creation Visas
DV-1 Visas (The "Green Card Lottery"): for nations that are underrepresented in the
immigration pool, a random drawing allots 55,000 visas annually
Asylum Applications: for an individual who legitimately fears persecution based
on race, nationality, race, membership in a social group or political opinion
Temporary Protected Status: for an individual who is natively from a country
that the United States currently deems unsafe. Subject to periodic INS
reviews, the individual is granted a temporary stay, but is not given a
- TN Status: for certain Canadian and Mexican workers to bypass the visa
application process by presenting the required documents at a United States port
Persons with visas are permitted to travel abroad and return as long as
the primary residence is within the United States. Unless a person is
married to a U.S. citizen, the normal duration of time it takes to become
a U.S. citizen is five years from the date that a green card was received.
If a person is abroad for six months or more, it may void any time previously
counted toward a future
Immigration Lawyer for Visas
Maney | Gordon | Zeller, P.A., has over 100 years of experience with additional
types of visas and other immigration law issues. Our firm is AV rated
and is board certified in Immigration and Nationality law by the Florida
Bar. We are very skilled in the nature of visas, and guarantee excellent
service to those on an individual and a corporate level. For legal assistance
concerning additional types of visas,
contact a visa attorney for quality guidance.