October 14, 2008
The USCIS announces an increase in the maximum period of stay for TN TRADE-NAFTA professional workers from Canada and Mexico before seeking readmission or obtaining an extension. Previously, TN visas were issued and renewable in one- year increments. With this change, TN Visa applicants may request up to 3 years of stay with each application or request for extension. This brings the TN visa in line with the H-1B visa’s period of allowable stay. This change also extends to the dependents of the TN visa holders (TD Visa Status).