The North American Free Trade Agreement gives certain citizens of Canada and Mexico the right to apply for a TN nonimmigrant visa. To increase your chances for approval and streamline the process, U.S. immigration law allows petitioners to list multiple employers on a single application. The tips below will help TN visa applicants who have received offers from several employers increase their chances of success.
3 Tips for Including Multiple Employers on TN Visa Applications
1. Include All Eligible Employers
Applicants listing multiple employers will only have to pay a single filing fee. However, amending an application to add additional employers later may require paying additional fees and increase processing times. Before applying, collect letters of support from all of your potential employers and ensure that all are included on your application.
2. Use Designated Ports of Entry
To facilitate the high volume of TN applications received from Canadian nationals, immigration law authorities have designated 14 points of entry for expedited processing. While Canadian travelers may apply at any point of entry, these locations have advanced capabilities and additional staff to facilitate approval of applications listing multiple employers. Applicants in Mexico must apply for TN status at a U.S. consulate or embassy, although those who already have approval may list additional employers at the border.
3. Speak to an Attorney
U.S. immigration law is notoriously complex, but an attorney can help you navigate the system and ensure your application is complete. Having an immigration lawyer represent your interests will dramatically improve your chances of success.
From their offices in New York City, the legal team at Berd & Klauss, PLLC has years of experience helping applicants from across the world navigate the complexities of the system. Whether you’re applying for a TN visa or beginning the path to citizenship, lawyers Patrick Klauss and Alex Berd have the immigration law expertise to help you achieve your goals. To speak with an NYC immigration attorney and discuss your application, visit their website or call their offices at (212) 461-7152.