I'm looking to work in the states and I've got an associate degree VISA along with 4 years of experience in the field. I have also studied extra courses here in Sweden for about 4 years and I wonder if you can count those courses in towards the education/experience needed to qualify for a the H1B VISA?
Yes, possibly. You will need to have all your foreign degree and " extra courses" and other educational credentials evaluated by a credentials evaluation company. Your petitioning company must submit the evaluation along with the H-1B petition.
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You will provide all the documents to a qualified evaluator and they can let you know if it equates to a U.S. Bachelor's degree.
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Contact an educational evaluation company. There are many available. Make sure that they state that they are experienced with immigration evaluations.
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