I visa are for members of the foreign media who will remain employees of a foreign media entity while inside the U.S.
You may be eligible for the I, Representatives of Foreign Media, nonimmigrant visa, if you:
- Represent a foreign information media outlet (press, radio, film, or other foreign information media). You must demonstrate that you are a bona fide representative of the foreign media.
- Are coming to the United States to engage solely in this profession; and
- Have a home office in a foreign country
Occupations under this category include reporters, film crews, editors, and similar occupations.
You can apply for an I visa at an American Embassy or consulate. If you are already in the United States, you can apply for a change of status or extension of an I visa through the USCIS.