R-1 Religious Worker Visa
Please note that maintenance workers, fund raisers, or solicitors of donations do not qualify as religious occupations. An individual who is awarded R-1 Visa status can remain in the United States for up to 30 months. Once the 30 months is over, they can file an extension to remain for an additional 30 months. The total amount of time spent in the United States by someone holding an R-1 Visa cannot exceed 5 years.
If you wish to learn more about the vocations or occupations that will qualify a foreign national to be considered for an R-1 religious worker visa to the United States, please contact the immigration attorneys at Duke Seth at 214-965-8100. There are several different ways in which you can receive an R-1 Visa, something our experienced immigration attorneys will be happy to help you with. We are here to answer any questions you may have and offer consultations to help you navigate the visa and immigration process here in the U.S. We will work with you to organize, plan, and strategize to ensure you meet all deadlines and have the proper documentation in line to move forward with an R-1 Visa application.