The E-3 visa is a United States visa exclusively for Australian nationals. Unlike other non-immigrant visas, the E-3 visa allows the visa holder to work in the United States in a specialty occupation without restrictions. Additionally, the application process is faster than with other non-immigrant visas and can be renewed indefinitely in two-year increments.
Moreover, Australian citizens applying for an E-3 visa are not subject to the 65,000 annual visa limit that applies to H-1B visas. Instead, a separate quota of 10,500 E-3 visas applies each year. Spouses and children of E-3 visa holders are not subject to the annual limit and need not be Australian nationals.
At Feiner & Lavy P.C., Attorneys at Law, we have more than 40 years of experience and speak four languages. We work with clients facing matters of immigration law, including seeking a visa. If you are seeking an E-3 visa or another type of visa, contact our New York City immigration attorney today for a free consultation.
**This is general information and is NOT intended to provide legal advice.
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