Asked in Employment Law and Immigration Law for Massachusetts

Q: Which work Visa do I need as a Bangladeshi citizen to work @ a Coffee business in Boston MA. They are my ex UK employer.

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am from Bangladesh, I recently received job offer from an employer in US and I would like to know what's the procedure for Bangladeshi citizens to be able to meet the immigration requirements. I will be working at a Coffee chain shop in state of Massachusetts which I used to work for previously in United Kingdom and after having a positive conversation with the managers in US I was asked to find out the procedure and paperwork that I need to be able to work in US state of Massachusetts.

After going through the USCIS website, I was unable to specify which visa category I will be eligible for, so therefore I am reaching out to you for your suggestion if you can provide further specific detail of which visa type and steps me and my employers needs to pursue.

Right now I am waiting to find out which category visa applies to me so that I can speak about it with my employer and then take the next steps. Thanks

3 Lawyer Answers
Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: You may qualify for an L visa or you will need an H visa. More information is needed. Secondly, it is the employers responsibility to take care of the initial visa requirements for the employee. I suggest you have the emplooyer contact an experienced immigration attorney.

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Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Wheeling, IL

A: The sponsoring employer must assign a licensed immigration attorney to determine the visa category suitable for that sponsorship and have that professional handle that immigration case to completion at no charge to you.

Thus, inquire directly with the employer.

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: Depending on several factors including the ownership of the business entities, the job position and duties in the UK and in the prospective USA position, you may be eligible for the L-1A or the L-1B visa. You and your prospective employer can explore these issues with an experienced and qualified immigration attorney who can properly guide you.

Good luck to you.

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