Tuesday, December 06, 2022

How to Take Advantage of the ‘Boom’ of Job Offers in the US

The United States is looking for workers. According to the recently available data, There were more than 10 million job offers for less than 6 million applicants in JuneA shortage that affects all areas of American economic activity.

(Everything you need to know to apply for jobs in the United States).

“We have too many jobs, but not enough employees”, and “this shortage affects all sectors”, Summarizes the American Chamber of Commerce, which represents the nation’s businesses.

There are many reasons for this phenomenon, including immigration restrictions implemented by the Donald Trump government, long-term COVID, subsidized policies for the unemployed and aging of the population, among other factors.

Given this panorama and how Colombians take advantage of this ‘boom’ legally and comply with the requirements of US immigration policies, we spoke in a live interview with Felipe Olev, CEO of Immigration Al Día, and Gres Rivera, an attorney Of. from the same company, Which explained the requirements for obtaining a work visa in that country.

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“You can find job offers all over the place. From professional jobs that require a high level of academic training, to positions in the customer service industry, or to jobs in restaurants, construction, etc. This ‘boom’ is a reality, but we cannot confuse the message that the US is receiving foreign or undocumented immigrants because of this situation. Basically what America wants and always wants is that if migration happens then certain conditions are met.Felipe Olev explained.

Among the conditions is that the foreigner has a visa with permission to work and explained that there are many.


According to experts, Colombians can apply for several options to work legally in the United States. These are the categories and their characteristics.

L-1: It is awarded to people who enter the United States through a corporation that transfers them.

It is also known as Executive Transfer Visa. This means that it is used by companies that want to relocate their executives to work in that country.

E-1: It is given to people who enter the country to do foreign trade activities.

Applies only to citizens who are born in countries with a commercial cooperation treaty.

(This is how you can apply for a temporary US work visa.)

Countries such as Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and Ecuador do not have a current treaty with the United States and therefore cannot apply to it.

However, Colombia does and for this reason, citizens of Colombian nationality can access it.

E-2: It is given to people who enter the country to invest in commercial activities.

In this case, it also only applies to citizens who belong to a country that has a trade agreement with the United States.

H-1B: It is given to those who enter the country to work in a professional position.

F-1: This type of visa is for those who enter the country to study. However, the US government raises the possibility for them to work under certain conditions.

EB-5: It is awarded to those who invest at least $500,000 and create 10 job positions.

to Greece Riviera “There are as many letters in the alphabet as there are visas” And the key to getting one is knowing how to apply for it and getting the necessary advice so as not to fail in your attempt to get it.


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