What to do if I need a visa but I am unsure of what type?
Question Details: I am a student from the United Kingdom who has decided to take a gap year, a family friend in America has offered me a job as well as accommodation. The UK branch of the business has said that they can pay me and hire me as one of their contractors for the united states company should this be easier for immigration purposes. What visa is it I need? I will be learning and training as well as working and getting paid either through the UK or US business.
if you are to get a job in the US, the US employer would need to sponsor you for a work visa. Only once the petition is approved would you be able to apply for a work visa and then enter the US on that visa. You cannot simply enter the US and start working for any employer.
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