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Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer
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How do I get a nanny visa for a person in Pakistan who

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How do I get a nanny visa for a person in Pakistan who speaks Urdu/Punjabi for my 82yrs old mother?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 2 months ago.

Hello! My name is***** and I am a licensed attorney with more than 14 years of experience. I am here to assist you with your questions. Please understand that if I ask you for additional information, you are NOT charged again and our communications are NOT timed. So please see this as a relaxed conversation between friends. I am here to help.

What is your current status in the U.S.? How old is the nanny?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I am a US citizen. Nanny is about 30yrs old.
Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 2 months ago.

That's a shame on both counts. Had you been in the U.S. on a different status like L or H, you could have gotten her a B visa for domestic employee, but as a U.S. Citizen, it becomes much more complicated. Also, since she is over 26, she cannot qualify for the J-1 Au Pair visa. So that really just leaves the H-2B visa and Pakistan is not listed as a country that is eligible for the H-2B. Here is a link:

If you could prove that it would be in the interests of the U.S. that she receive the H-2B, then they could approve it with her not being from a country on the list, but I think that will be very difficult to do. I am truly sorry. I wish I had better news for you, but the options are limited. The U.S. wants to make sure that U.S. workers are put to work first. You would have to look for a service that provides such card or place ads in the local newspaper to see if someone applies for it. I just ask that you not shoot the messenger. Shooting the messenger means leaving a negative rating (generally reserved for rude or unprofessional experts) or not leaving a positive rating at all.

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Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 2 months ago.

Hello Kyle. I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help? Please let me know. Thank you!

Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 2 months ago.

Hello Kyle. Thank you for your kindness and respect. Good luck to you.

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