PETITION FOR A NONIMMIGRANT WORKER FORM I-129

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FORM I-129

For petitioners filing on behalf of a nonimmigrant worker to come to the United States temporarily to perform services or labor, or to receive training, as an H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, H-3, L-1, O-1, O-2, P-1, P-1S, P-2, P-2S, P-3, P-3S, Q-1 or R-1 nonimmigrant worker. Petitioners may also use this form to request an extension of stay in or change of status to E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B1 or TN, or one of the above classifications for a foreign national.

❗️H1B visa holders can stay and work in the United States for a maximum of 6 years. Once they have reached their 6-year limit, H1B employees may either return to their home country or apply for permanent residency and begin the H1B to Green Card process.

WHO MAY FILE FORM I-129?

This form is used by an employer to petition U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for an alien beneficiary to come temporarily to the United States as a nonimmigrant to perform services or labor, or to receive training 👇

E-1 Treaty Trader Visa   🔎

E-2 Treaty Investor Visa  🔎

H-1B specialty occupation worker  🔎

H-2A Temporary agricultural worker  🔎

H-2B Temporary nonagricultural worker  🔎

H-3 Trainee  🔎

L-1 Intracompany transferee  🔎

O-1 Alien of extraordinary ability in arts, science, education, business, or athletics  🔎

O-2 Support personnel, assist in the artistic or athletic performance of an O-1 artist or athlete  🔎

P-1A Major league sports, internationally recognized athlete  🔎

P-1B Member of an internationally recognized entertainment group  🔎

P-2 Artist/entertainer in reciprocal exchange program  🔎

P-3 Artist or entertainer, part of a culturally unique program  🔎

P-1S, P-2S, P-3S Essential support personnel for a P-1, P-2, P-3  🔎

Q-1 Alien coming temporarily to participate in an international cultural exchange program  🔎

R-1 Religious worker  🔎

OVERVIEW OF VISA APPLICATION PROCESS

We will outline common H-1B, L-1, P-1 and O-Visa issues, explain how to complete petition, and offer pointers for completing the application process.

H-1B Visa Requirements 🔎

L-1 Visa Requirements 🔎

O-Visa Requirements 🔎

P-Visa Requirements 🔎

Check Here Instructions for completing Form I‐129 

DOCUMENT CHECKLIST

Evidence. You must submit all required initial evidence along with all the supporting documentation with your petition at the time of filing.Employer may require certain document from the foreign worker for the purpose of petition. Following is a typical sample of the required documents for Non immigrant petition👇 1️⃣Copy of passport; 2️⃣Copy of degrees /educational certificates / transcripts; 3️⃣Letter of current employment; 4️⃣Copy of previous employment /experience; 5️⃣Copy of any certifications/achievements;

Required H-1B Visa Documents 🔎 Required L Visa Documents 🔎 Required O Visa Documents 🔎 Required P Visa Documents 🔎 Required E Visa Documents 🔎

FORM I-129 FILING INSTRUCTIONS

Filing Fee: $460 Must be paid by the employer to the USCIS Premium Processing Fee: $1,225. See who is eligible for Premium Processing 🔎.The petitioner must complete Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service along with Form I-129, Petition for a nonimmigrant Worker. The fee must be submitted in a separate check or money order.   Where To File? Most current information about where to file this benefit request. Direct filing addresses for form i-129 page 🔎

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