What is Temporary Visa?
Temporary visas are nonimmigrant visas, which allow nonimmigrant to enter the U.S. for a temporary period of time and restrict their activities to be consistent with their visas.
What visas are temporary visas?
The following listed temporary visas are widely used by non-immigrants in the United States. Certain visas are work visas which entitle the visa holder to work for the sponsor of the visa. Other visas are non-work visa under which employment is not allowed or is allowed when conditions are met.
|Visa||Type of Visa||Entitle to Work|
|E-3||Australians Work Visa||Yes|
|F-1||Student||Under certain conditions|
|F-2||Spouse and Children of F-1 Visa||No|
|H-1B||Specialty Occupation Worker||Yes|
|H-4||Spouse and Children of H Visa||No|
|K-1||Fiance of U.S. Citizen||Yes with EAD card|
|K-3||Spouse of U.S. Citizen||Yes with EAD card|
|L-1B||International Specialty Worker||Yes|
|L-2||Spouse and Children of L visa||Yes for Spouse L-2 with EAD card|
|O||Alien with Extraordinary Ability||Yes with EAD card|
|P||Athlete and Entertainer||Yes|
|TN||North American Free Trade Agreement||Yes|