Immigration Resources for Teachers

Many primary and secondary exchange teachers are in the United States pursuant to the J-1 visa program. The H-1B visa is a common non-immigrant visa option that allows a school to sponsor teachers to work in the United States for up to six years, with possible time extensions beyond that.

We welcome you to read more about these immigration options. Questions? Contact an immigration attorney at the Sivaraman Law Firm to request a consultation.

J-1 Visa

The J-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa with many different categories that each have their own set of benefits and restrictions. They range from academi… Read More

H-1B Sponsorship

The H-1B visa is a common non-immigrant visa option that allows a school to sponsor teachers to work in the United States for a total period of up to… Read More

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