Category Archives: Employment Based Immigration

The U.S. EB-1 Green Card

Employment-Based Immigration to the United States  

What is an EB-1 Green Card?

  The Employment-Based, First Preference (EB-1) visa is available to you if you have an extraordinary ability, are an outstanding professor or researcher or are a multinational executive or manager. There are certain requirements for each occupational category that must be met. This type of worker visa...
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Eligibility Requirements for the EB-1 Green Card

Specific Eligibility Requirements for the Three Categories of EB-1 Green Card

An individual may be eligible for the employment-based, first-preference visa if he or she has an extraordinary ability, are an outstanding professor or researcher or are a multinational executive or manager. Each occupational category has its own requirements that must be met to...

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Frequently Asked Questions on National Interest Waivers

Frequently Asked Questions on National Interest Waivers

Can a Ph.D. student apply for a NIW petition?   Yes. Since a job offer is not required, a Ph.D. student may qualify for an NIW petition.   How many publications are required to meet minimum NIW requirements?   There is no minimum publication requirement. USCIS decides each petition on a case-by-case basis.   Would evidence...
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National Interest Waiver

National Interest Waiver

 

National Interest Waivers (NIW) fall in the employment based immigration second preference EB-2 category.  The NIW is a waiver of the job offer requirement for foreign nationals who would like to obtain permanent residence in the United States under the EB-2 category. Under normal conditions, labor certification...

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