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H-1B Visa for Specialty Occupations, DOD Cooperative Research and Development Project Workers, and Fashion Models (Temporary Workers)

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For you to come to the United States lawfully as a nonimmigrant to work temporarily in the United States, your prospective employer must generally file a nonimmigrant petition on your behalf if you wish to perform services in:

  • A specialty occupation;
  • Exceptional merit and ability relating to a Department of Defense (DOD) cooperative research and development project; or
  • A fashion model of distinguished merit or ability.
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