I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker
Form I-129 is used for petitioners filling on the mission of a nonimmigrant worker to come to the United States briefly to conduct services or labor, or to obtain training as an H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, H-3, L-1, O-1, O-2, P-1, P-1S, P-2, P-2S, P-3, P-3S, Q-1 or R-1 nonimmigrant worker. Petitioners can also use this form to inquire an extension of stay in or replacement of status to E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B1 or TN, or one of the above groups for a foreign national. An employer can use this form to petition U.S. Citizenship and Immigration \Services (USCIS) for a foreign receiver to come temporarily to the United States as a nonimmigrant to work and perform services, labor or obtain training.
Form I-129 is formed of a Basic petition, an Individual supplements linking to a specific organization and H-1B Data Collection and Filing Fee Exemption Supplement (required for H-1B and H-1B1 classifications only).