The TN visa is available to Canadian or Mexican nationals seeking employment under the NAFTA Treaty.
To qualify for TN Visa as a Lawyer, the applicant must have earned, and is able to provide proof of one of the following requirements:
- Bachelor of Laws degree (L.L.B.);
- Juris Doctor degree (J.D.);
- Civil Law degree (L.L.L.);
- Bachelor of Civil Law degree (B.C.L.);
- Licenciatura degree (five years); or
- Membership in a state / provincial bar.
The applicant for TN Visa must also provide the additional requirements:
- Proof of Canadian or Mexican citizenship;
- An offer of employment from a prospective U.S. employer;
- Proof of intent to return to Canada or Mexico at the expiration of the temporary TN stay.
Lawyers advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations. Lawyers also interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
About the TN Visa:
TN status may be granted for up to 3 years. TN extensions are available.
You must have a job offer for a temporary full-time or part-time job with a U.S. employer (but not self-employment) for a position on the TN Occupation List.
You may apply at the Port of Entry (Canadian TN), at a U.S. Embassy (Mexican TN), or by filing the I-129 petition with USCIS. Our attorney can prepare the petition for you to take to the port of entry or embassy.
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