TN Visa Approval – Computer Systems Analyst (Product Manager Job / Master’s & science Degree)
The applicant, a citizen of Canada, had been offered a job as a Product Manager, which would involve planning, designing, and testing of systems for web-based platforms.
I reviewed the position offered, and although the job title was not indicative of a Computer Systems Analyst role, based on the position’s job duties, I believed the position could be classified under the Computer Systems Analyst TN category.
Additionally, while the applicant did not possess a degree in Computer Science, I believed that she still could qualify under the Computer Systems Analyst TN visa category.
Computer Systems Analyst
JOB TITLE / DUTIES:
As the Product Manager job title was not indicative of a Computer Systems Analyst role, in my cover letter to USCBP I described how Computer Systems Analysts work in these types of roles, and I included extensive career and industry publications to support this claim.
I also highlighted that Computer Systems Analysts went by different job titles including Product Manager and similar variations.
The applicant possessed a Master’s degree and a Bachelor of Science degree.
As with any case where the applicant does not possess a degree directly in the TN occupational category, it was imperative to establish how the applicant qualified under the Computer Systems Analyst TN visa category.
To establish eligibility, in my cover letter to USCBP I highlighted the applicant's computer-related coursework completed during her degree programs and included her transcripts in the application. We also included proof of her prior experience in the field.
I then supplemented the application with research establishing that a degree in Computer Science was not required for a Computer Systems Analyst position, and that individuals with degrees in a related field such as those possessed by the Applicant could also qualify.
TN visa status application filed at the USCBP port-of-entry in Buffalo, NY.
Approved same day as filed.
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