Fong & Associates | William D. Fong
It depends on your educational background, work history and an specialized skill set you may have. There are also country-specific visas. The most common employment-based nonimmigrant visas are the H-1B, TN, L-1A, L-1B and E-1, E-2 and O-1.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Kazmi & Sakata | Harun Kazmi
You can change your status to a work visa if you qualify and have an offer from a US employer. You cannot self-petition for a generic work permit. However, you may invest or trade and obtain a visa based on a business you start or buy. This will depend on your nationality also.
Answer Applies to: California