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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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Employment Based Green Cards

Employment Based Green Cards

What is an employment based green card?

Green card holders are lawful permanent residents of the United States.  This means that although they are not U.S. citizens, a green card holder may legally live and work in the United States permanently.   There are a number of ways...

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