Obtain Visas When Employing Foreign Citizens
- When hiring citizens of foreign countries, employers must ensure that those individuals have the proper visas authorizing them to work in the United States.
- Employers must be aware that there are several different types of visas depending on an individual's occupation and whether the individual intends on coming to the US temporarily or permanently.
- When sponsoring a foreign citizen for a visa, employers must comply with the requirements set forth by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. These requirements may differ depending on the type of visa.