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Hey everyone totally new to this, I want a new life, a whole new career and be able to enjoy the USA any advice on how to get there quick and anyone know of any good companies who sponsor you with a visa???

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Hey everyone totally new to this, I want a new life, a whole new career and be able to enjoy the USA any advice on how to get there quick and anyone know of any good companies who sponsor you with a visa???
What qualifications do you have and what is your area of employment?

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It's frustrating when someone asks a question with absolutely no information on which to base a reply, isn't it?

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Maybe we need a form to fill out? Like, what is your education level, what work experience do you have, etc.

However, I do have one point to make. The US is not the place to go for a new career, because the way you get in is to have some skill that we don't have in the US, or to be transferred by an international company. If you think you are just going to pack up and move here and look for work in a new field in a lousy economy, save yourself the effort.

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Hey everyone totally new to this, I want a new life, a whole new career and be able to enjoy the USA any advice on how to get there quick and anyone know of any good companies who sponsor you with a visa???
I suppose part of the difficulty comes from the somewhat "unique" system of immigration they have in the US these days. We talk about an employer "sponsoring" someone for a visa - though that isn't the official term used there. What most other countries call "sponsorship" is actually called "petitioning" in the US law - and it is for a particular job in a particular company, for which the employer has to get specific permission to bring in a foreigner.

When I got saddled with being "human resources manager" in addition to my other titles in one job, I got letters from applicants assuring me that they were willing to work "any job" just to stay in Germany. (This was during a reduction in forces by the US military.) Besides the fact that we just weren't hiring (and in fact were in danger of being closed down ourselves), we didn't have "any" jobs - only very specific titles and skills that we needed within the plant.

It simply isn't a matter of finding an employer "who sponsors" foreigners for visas. You have to show a potential employer that you can do a specific job that no one else can do - and you have to tell them what that job is and how and why you're the right candidate - someone they should bother spending time and money to recruit and get a visa for. Otherwise they are not even going to bother replying to your inquiry.
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I am a retail department manager for one of the top four UK supermarket chains, I have GCSE'S C's in English, Maths, I.T, French and English Literature. Any help would be great

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I am a retail department manager for one of the top four UK supermarket chains, I have GCSE'S C's in English, Maths, I.T, French and English Literature. Any help would be great
Unless your store has branches in the US and they would be willing to spend a fortune on relocating you, or you have immediate American family, I doubt you have any real chance of getting in.

There's an 'unskilled workers' visa you could apply for but it's got a ridiculously long Queue, and I doubt anyone would petition for you and be willing to wait THAT long.

Not sure what to recommend, sorry. =/

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Tesco = Fresh & Easy
Asda = Walmart

I would personally doubt they would transfer anyone other than senior management and specialist positions over, but your best hope for a "work visa" is to get an L1 through either of these. Failing that, your prospects on securing a visa through your chosen career are exceedingly slim to none.

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