Work Visas

Since most foreign workers in Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach are educated in highly-specialized fields, there are several work visa options, including the H-1B visa, TN visa (Canadians and Mexicans), and the O-1 visa.

H-1B Visas

The H-1B is by far the most popular work visa for foreign high skilled workers in specialty occupations. Every fiscal year, Congress allots 65,000 H-1B visas with an additional 20,000 visas available to those who have a U.S. Master’s degree (MBA, Ph.D., J.D., M.D., etc.).  Read More