Can someone be hired and get a work visa (especially, Q1 visa for teachers/assistants) if he has been living in "out of status?

Asked over 1 year ago - Malden, MA

If someone has been living in the USA illegal, can he be hired and get work permit? Especially, Q1 visa for teaching cultural aspect here?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Probably not.

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  2. Kira Gagarin

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    Answered . There are very limited exceptions but the general answer is NO. Think about making an appointment with an attorney to discuss. Good Luck.

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  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Sorry, the answer most likely is no.

    Meet with an attorney for proper guidance.

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  4. J. Thomas Smith Ph.D.

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    Answered . No.

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