Employment Based Visas
A Green Card holder, or lawful permanent resident (LPR), is a foreign national who has been authorized to live and work permanently in the United States. For information regarding the five employment-based immigrant visa categories, click here.
In order 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 with USCIS. For more information about Temporary Working Visas, click here.