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Commonly Used Non-Immigrant Visas

A-1, A-2
Diplomats and foreign government officials and their dependents.
Some dependents are granted work authorization
B-1
Business visitors.
No work authorization.
Eligible to receive reimbursement for honorarium, travel expenses and per diem under certain
circumstances.
B-2
Visitors for pleasure.
No work authorization.
Eligible to receive reimbursement for honorarium, travel expenses and per diem; under certain
circumstances.
C-1
Transit visa.
No work authorization.
D-1
Foreign crewmen.
Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
E-1
Treaty trader.
Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
E-2
Treaty investor.
Work authorized for the sponsoring employer
F-1
Students. Work authorized under very limited circumstances.
F-2
Dependents of students. No work authorization.
G-1-4
Employees of international organizations. Some dependents are granted work authorization
H-lA
Nurses. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
H-lB
Professional. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
H-2A
Temporary agricultural workers. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
H-2B
Temporary workers. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
H-3
Trainee. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
H-4
Dependents of H visaholders. No work authorization.
I-1
Foreign journalists. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer. Dependents are not work authorized.
J-1
Exchange visitors including students, scholars, and trainees. Work authorized under certain circumstances.
J-2
Dependent. Work authorized under certain circumstances.
K-1
Fianc6 of U. S. citizen. Work authorized.
L-IA
Intra-company executive or managerial transferee. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
L-lB
Intra-company specialized knowledge transferee. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
L-2
Dependents. No work authorization.
M-1
Vocational student. Work authorized under certain circumstances.
M-2
Dependents. No work authorization.
0-1
Individual of extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business, athletics or the arts. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
0-3
Dependents. No work authorization.
P-1
Internationally known athletes and entertainment groups. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
P-2
Performing artists under a reciprocal exchange program. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
P-3
Culturally unique entertainers. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
P-4
Dependents. No work authorization.
Q-1
International cultural exchange. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
R-1
Religious workers. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
R-2
Dependents. No work authorization.
TN
Trade NAFTA. Work authorized for the sponsoring employer.
TD
Trade NAFTA dependent. No work authorization.
WB
Waiver of visa for business. No work authorization. Eligible to receive reimbursement for honorarium, travel expenses and per them under certain circumstances.
WT
Waiver of visa for tourism. No work authorization. Eligible to receive reimbursement for honorarium, travel expenses and per them under certain circumstances.