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Nonimmigrant Visas: Temporary Employment & Business


The U.S. Department of State designated U.S. Embassy Djibouti to handle American Citizens Services cases emanating from Yemen & process visas for Yemeni citizens. If you are in Yemen & have questions re: your federal benefits email FBU.Jerusalem@SSA.gov.

November 18, 2023

Nonimmigrant Visas: Temporary Employment & Business

Temporary employment visas are for persons who want to enter the United States for employment lasting a fixed period of time, and are not considered permanent or indefinite. Each of these visas requires the prospective employer to first file a petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). An approved petition is required to apply for a temporary employment visa.

See our Temporary Employment Visa Categories page to determine which visa category might be appropriate for your purpose of travel to the United States.