What are the R1 requirements?
The R1 Visa is addressed to foreign nationals who wish to enter the U.S. to work as religious workers. To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be employed in a vocational occupation for at least 20 hours per week;
- Have dedicated your life to religious practices and functions;
- Have been a member of any religious organization in the U.S. for at least two years before your petition;
- Have received an offer from a non-profit religious organization in the U.S.