H-1B Specialty Workers
Persons who want to enter the U.S. to work in a professional occupation may be eligible to enter the U.S. under an H-1B Specialty Worker Visa. In order to qualify, the person must:
- Come to the U.S. to perform work in a specialty occupation (such as Programmer, Analyst, Consultant, Engineer, Accountant, and many more);
- The occupation must require the application of highly specialized knowledge and the attainment of at least a bachelor's degree or its equivalent as a minimum requirement for the job;
- Establish that the person has full state licensure, if the position requires a license; and
- That the person has completed the educational degree required for entry into the job, or has the equivalent to the degree through experience and education.