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What is an Economist for TN visa purposes?
In general, an Economist analyzes the society’s distribution of resources such as labor, land, raw materials and machinery to produce services and goods by conducting research, collecting data and monitoring economic trends through surveys, sampling and such other methods. The economist develops forecasts on different issues related to economy including inflation, energy costs, exchange and interest rates, taxes, business cycles, employment levels and many others. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides a detailed breakdown of the Economist profession through O*NET Online.
Qualifications for a TN Visa Economist
- Proof of Canadian or Mexican Citizenship;
- A detailed offer/support letter from a U.S. employer; and
- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree in Economics or a closely related field.
TN Visa Economist application
A new TN visa can be obtained in one of three (3) ways: (1) In person with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), (2) By mail with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), or (3) At a U.S. Consulate or Embassy.
TN Visa Duration
A qualified TN Economist can obtain a TN Visa for a maximum of three(3) years per stay.
TN visa extensions can be obtained every three (3) years with no limit on the number of possible extensions. You are able to obtain an extension of your TN Visa for as long as needed.
TN Visa to Green Card Through Employment
In many cases a U.S. employer is able to sponsor a TN visa holder for a green card through the Permanent Labor Certification Process with the U.S. Department of Labor (PERM). Since the TN visa is a nonimmigrant visa, this process must be handled carefully. If you need help with the TN visa to green card process make sure you work with a TN Visa lawyer familiar with this process.