If you are looking for a job in the U.S., it is strongly advised to do so from your home country and obtain legal status prior to entering the U.S. The U.S. has strict regulations and for an employer to provide you a worker’s visa, several rules apply and processes have to be followed. It is also not guaranteed that the employer will obtain legal status for you and it is not recommend to work as an illegal worker. The U.S. may deport you and it will be very difficult to re-enter the U.S. after a deportation.
A USCIS Form I-140 must be filed with the consulate in your home country or the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Carefully inform yourself about immigration laws for employed foreigners at USCIS – How Do I Apply For Immigrant Status Based On Employment, http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=319c96981298d010VgnVCM10000048f3d6a1RCRD&vgnextchannel=6ca66d26d17df110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD
For available jobs in the U.S., check with the U.S. consulate in your home country, subscribe to newspapers from the U.S., and use some of the following resources:
- Monster – http://www.monster.com
- Careerbuilder – http://www.careerbuilder.com/
- More job sites can be found at the German site Stellenboerse – http://www.stellenboersen.de/stellenboersen/international/usa/
- Your local employment office
Please see the section “You want to go on reconnaissance” for more information about entering the U.S. as a visitor.