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U.S. TN Employment Visas: Your Trusted Guide by the Immigration Legal Center

Your Legal Guide

The Immigration Legal Center (ILC) knows the difficulties of handling the U. S. immigration process. If you are a Canadian or Mexican citizen looking for a job in the United States under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), also known as the USMCA, the TN visa could be the answer you need. This guide will provide you with all the information you require concerning the TN visa category and its prerequisites, application process as well as how our TN visa lawyer will help you in obtaining your TN visa.

What is a TN Visa?

The TN visa, also referred to as the Trade NAFTA professional visa, is a non-immigrant visa category under the USMCA. It enables Canadian and Mexican citizens with certain qualifications to come to the United States to work for specific employers in pre-designated positions in the United States or for their foreign employers.

Benefits, Eligibility, and the TV Visa Process

Benefits of a TN Visa:

- Faster Processing: TN visas are usually approved faster than some of the other employment-based visas.
- Multiple Entries: TN visas permit the holder to enter the United States multiple times within the validity of the visa.
- Extensions: It is possible to apply for the TN visa extension on a three-year basis provided that the employment and eligibility criteria are still valid.
- Border Processing: Some of the eligible TN applicants can apply for TN status at a designated U.S port of entry for Canadians or through Electronic Data Interchange (ED) for Mexicans.

Are You Eligible for a TN Visa?

To qualify for a TN visa, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be a citizen of Canada or Mexico
- Hold a job offer in a professional position listed in the TN NAFTA professional occupational list (see below)
- Possess the necessary education, training, or experience to perform the duties of the offered position
During your consultation, our TN Visa Lawyer will help determine if you are eligible for this visa.

TN NAFTA Professional Occupational List:

The USMCA outlines a list of professions eligible for the TN visa. This list includes various occupations across different fields such as:

  • Accountants
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Lawyers
  • Doctors
  • Scientists
  • Teachers (in certain specialties)
  • Information Technology Professionals (under specific requirements)

The TN Visa Application Process:

The application process can vary depending on whether you apply at a U.S. port of entry or a U.S. consulate abroad. Generally, it involves:

  • Gathering required documents (proof of citizenship, educational credentials, employment documentation, job offer letter)
  • Completing the USCIS application form (usually Form I-129)
  • Paying USCIS filing fees
  • Attending a USCIS interview (if required)

For more information, visit the US Citizenship and Immigration Services Website

Why Choose the Immigration Legal Center to be your TN Visa Lawyer?

While the TN visa process offers advantages like speed and flexibility it still can be hard to navigate. Here’s why our TN Visa lawyer at the Immigration Legal Center is your trusted partner for a smooth and successful TN visa experience:


Expert Guidance

Our team consists of experienced immigration attorneys with a deep understanding of TN visa requirements and the US immigration system. We'll provide personalized guidance tailored to your specific situation, ensuring you meet all eligibility criteria and avoid common pitfalls.

Streamlined Document Preparation

We take the guesswork out of document gathering. We'll guide you through every step, ensure you collect all necessary documentation, and meticulously review your file for accuracy, maximizing your chances of approval.

Confident Application Filing

Filing errors can cause delays or even rejections. Our legal team will expertly handle your application submission, ensuring it adheres to USCIS regulations and filing procedures.

Experienced Interview Representation

While not always required, a USCIS interview can be a nerve-wracking experience. Our attorneys will prepare you thoroughly, anticipate potential questions, and confidently represent you during the interview, advocating for your qualifications and strengthening your case.

Clear Communication and Timely Updates

We understand the importance of staying informed. We'll keep you updated on the status of your application at every stage, answer your questions promptly, and provide clear explanations of any developments throughout the process.

Other Advantages

Proven Track Record: We have a history of successfully assisting clients in securing TN visas.
Personalized Attention: We understand that each case is unique. We'll provide you with the personalized attention you deserve, addressing your specific needs and concerns.
Cost-Effective Solutions: We offer competitive fees and transparent pricing so you can make informed decisions.

Don’t navigate the TN visa process alone. Choose the Immigration Legal Center as your trusted partner and our TN visa lawyer will ensure a stress-free journey towards your US work opportunity! For more information about the Immigration Legal Center,  visit our “About Us” page!


Ready to unlock your US dream with a TN visa? Contact the Immigration Legal Center today to schedule a consultation with out TN visa lawyer and turn your goals into reality!

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