If your your employer is on a non-immigrant visa such as "E 1 or 2 or L-1, then the employer has indeed the rights to hire a foreign national "domestic worker" (nanny, or housekeeper).
Te foreign worker will be admitted to the US on a B-1 visa and typically given 6 mots at the airport, which can be extended with USCIS by filling g Form I-539. Te foreign worker can also apply for an employment authorization with ISCIS on Form I-539.
When applying at the consulate an employment contract must be presented.
If your prospective employer is a USC or green card holder, then he can help you obtain a J-1 visa as an au pair or on a cultural exchange of some sorts.
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What more can be said than what Attorney Behar has said already! I agree.
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The family and try and seek H2B visa. it is hard to get since they will have to show temporary nature and specific timelines of this project, which will not be easy to do.
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