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What is the approval criteria of an H-3 Trainee Program?

Regulatory Criteria for H-3 Trainee(s)

In order to obtain H-3 classification, a U.S. employer or organization must demonstrate that:

  • The proposed training is not available in the H-3’s home country.
  • H-3 will not be placed in a position which is in the normal operation of the business and in which U.S. citizens and resident workers are regularly employed.
  • H-3 will not engage in productive employment unless such employment is incidental and necessary to the training.
  • The training will benefit H-3 in pursuing a career outside the United States.