Ep. 29 How can one get a work visa/permit to work in the United States?

  • Most work visas require an employer to sponsor you and most work permits are usually benefit of some sort of a petition
  • If your spouse has a J visa, an L visa or an E visa you are allowed to work with a general permit
  • An H1B visa has a small exemption for self-employment

Raw Transcript:

Jacob: Hello everybody, this is Jacob Sapochnick. Your host Ask an Immigration Lawyer.

Today we have a question from Kimberly W. again from our Facebook and Twitter and her question is how do you go about getting a work permit or a visa to work in United States. Well, of course we know that most people that come here they want to be able to live and work here legally but how do you get a work permit to work in United States? Read more