Analysis

Attys Brace For Potential Slash Of TN Visas In NAFTA Talks

Law360 (June 6, 2018, 10:17 PM EDT) -- While President Donald Trump proceeds with rocky negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement, attorneys are preparing for the possibility that one of the treaty's key visa programs might be on the chopping block.

So-called nonimmigrant NAFTA Professional visas, or TN visas, allow Canadian and Mexican nationals to work in the U.S. for American or foreign employers for a renewable term of three years. Almost 15,000 TN visas were issued in 2016, according to the most recent available government statistics on the program.

With no statutory cap, the program has been viewed as a "relief valve" for the overburdened H-1B...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!