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Hi,

 

What's the easiest and quickest way to hire a maid to the USA?  I do not know anyone to hire so the credentials will either be by recommendation or through an agency.

 

What will the process be?

 

Thank you.

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There are various agencies that provide Maids, it would be VERY unusual to bring one as an Employee but difficult to be precise with the limited information provided.


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As others stated you hire a maid in the US. I haven’t seen a shortage of maids in the US where we need to bring in “highly qualified” maids...


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4 minutes ago, Luckycuds said:

As others stated you hire a maid in the US. I haven’t seen a shortage of maids in the US where we need to bring in “highly qualified” maids...

My guess is that American maids want a living wage...

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Hiring a foreign maid or au pair still means you need to withhold and file federal and state taxes,  along with paying into unemployment insurance, medicare and SS (they get an EIN # for this)

plus a work visa for this type of work is only good for 1 year (can be extended) and you have to guarantee they only work 40 hours and you have to pay for the person to take 6 hours of classes 

on top of paying for the visa and housing and flights 

how is this cheaper than getting a USC for work?

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58 minutes ago, BobJameson said:

Hi,

 

What's the easiest and quickest way to hire a maid to the USA?  I do not know anyone to hire so the credentials will either be by recommendation or through an agency.

 

What will the process be?

 

Thank you.

Look at care.com to get quotes and figure out how expensive is their service in your area.

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Posted (edited)

care.com advertises a lot. They claim

to find you someone in 3 minutes, no visa required.

 

But if you’re looking for something else you might want to look at other websites. 

Edited by JFH

 

 

 

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Posted (edited)

In general, you can't.

There are some specific exemptions for a domestic worker on a B-1 and such, but these require specific circumstances that do not apply to the vast majority of individuals.

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