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Can you apply for a green card on an E-3 visa?

Can you apply for a green card on an E-3 visa?

Unlike an H-1B visa or L-1 visa, an E-3 visa holder cannot have both nonimmigrant intent and immigrant intent (holding both of these intents simultaneously is referred to as “dual intent”). The fact is an E-3 visa holder can pursue a green card under the right circumstances.

Can you change jobs on an E3 visa?

Effectively, an E-3 visa holder cannot currently change his or her employer without an extended delay. USCIS’s posted processing times for E-3 applications are currently approximately five to seven months, and such applications cannot be premium processed.

Is the E-3 visa available to Australians?

In the context of the finalisation of the negotiations for the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA), the United States created a new visa category – the E-3 – which to date is available only to Australians seeking to work in the United States.

Can you work for a company on an E3 visa?

No. You can only work for the company specifically outlined in your E3 Visa. Does anyone know if the E3 Visa in my old passport can be used to re-enter the US if I carry the expired passport and my renewed passport through customs? My old passport has already expired.

Who is entitled to dependent E 3 status?

Note: Form I-129 is also used to apply for an extension of stay or change of employment with the same employer. An E-3 nonimmigrant worker’s spouse and unmarried children under 21 years of age are entitled to dependent E-3 classification. Your spouse is entitled to apply for work authorization, but not your children.

How to apply for an extension of E-3 status?

The Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, is used to apply for a change of status to or an extension of stay in the E-3 nonimmigrant temporary worker classification. Up to 2 years per extension; no maximum number of extensions, with some exceptions.

When did the E 3 visa program start?

The E-3 program, enacted on May 11, 2005, applies to employers seeking to hire nonimmigrant aliens from Australia as workers in specialty occupations. The E-3 program is governed by the labor certification standards that apply to H-1B and H-1B1 programs. The E-3 visa classification is limited to 10,500 nationals of Australia.

In the context of the finalisation of the negotiations for the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA), the United States created a new visa category – the E-3 – which to date is available only to Australians seeking to work in the United States.

Note: Form I-129 is also used to apply for an extension of stay or change of employment with the same employer. An E-3 nonimmigrant worker’s spouse and unmarried children under 21 years of age are entitled to dependent E-3 classification. Your spouse is entitled to apply for work authorization, but not your children.

The Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, is used to apply for a change of status to or an extension of stay in the E-3 nonimmigrant temporary worker classification. Up to 2 years per extension; no maximum number of extensions, with some exceptions.