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Priority Workers EB-1 (A, B, C)

First Preference: Priority Workers (EB-1)(A)

Persons of Extraordinary Ability

This category of visas is reserved for foreign nationals have extraordinary ability in the area of science, art, education, business, or athletics. Regardless of what sector these individuals are from, they represent the select few who have mastered their crafts so well that they are among the best at what they do. This ability must be demonstrated through proof of sustained national or international acclaim. Furthermore, the foreign national must be able to provide extensive documentation of achievements or awards that illustrate their recognition in their respective fields.

No job offer is required.

Requirements

  • The first requirement is that you clearly demonstrate that you seek entry into the U.S. to continue work in your area of expertise.
  • But the second and fundamental requirement is that you present a solid case for being among the “small percentage of individuals that have risen to the very top of your field.”

Our Role in Your Success

Zaidi Law Firm P.C. can help you prepare an application that showcases your ability and achievements, while also highlighting your potential with access to resources in the U.S. USCIS has a very specific criteria for what they will accept as qualifying evidence or proof of eligibility for an EB-1(A) visa. Nineteen years of experience in the field have provided us with a thorough understanding of all the different elements that are necessary to establish a winning case. There is a simple explanation for why our success rates are far higher than the national average. We know how to assemble winning applications and we strive to provide an unparalleled level of service to all of our clients.

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First Preference: Priority Workers (EB-1)(B)

Outstanding Professors and Researcher

Foreign Nationals who are recognized internationally as outstanding professors or researchers in a specific academic area are qualified for a special category of EB-1. Individuals that meet the requirements outlined below will be able to secure permanent residence without having to go through the labor certification (PERM) process.

Requirements

  • 3 years of experience in teaching or research
  • Must be seeking to enter the U.S. to pursue tenure, tenure track teaching, or a comparable research position at a university or an educational institution.
  • Offer of employment from the university or educational institution.

    * If the offer of employment is from private company rather than a university or educational institution, the private company is required to have at least three full time employees responsible for research work and be able to provide a history of documented accomplishments in an academic field.

Our Role in Your Success

Zaidi Law Firm P.C. can help you prepare an application that showcases your ability and achievements, while also highlighting your potential with access to resources in the U.S. USCIS has a very specific criteria for what they will accept as qualifying evidence or proof of eligibility for an EB-1(B) visa. Nineteen years of experience in the field have provided us with a thorough understanding of all the different elements that are necessary to establish a winning case. There is a simple explanation for why our success rates are far higher than the national average. We know how to assemble winning applications and we strive to provide an unparalleled level of service to all of our clients.

First Preference: Priority Workers (EB-1)(C)

Multinational Executives and Managers

There is a third special avenue for individuals in managerial or executive positions to gain permanent resident status through an EB-1 Visa. First line supervisors are not considered managers unless they supervise professionals.

Acting in managerial capacity includes duties such as:

  • Managing the business organization, department, subdivision, function or component;
  • Supervising and controlling the work of other supervisory, professional or managerial employees or managing an essential function within the organization, department, division, or subdivision;
  • Hiring and firing employees; assuming responsibility for making personnel decisions; and
  • Exercising discretion over day-to-day operations.

Acting in executive capacity includes duties such as:

  • Directing the management of the organization or a component or function;
  • Establishing goals and policies;
  • Exercising wide latitude in discretionary decision making;
    *To qualify under the executive designation, an individual can only be receiving general supervision or direction from senior executives, board of directors or stockholders.

No labor certification is required.

Requirements

  • Must have been employed for at least one year (in last 3 years) by a corporation or other legal entity abroad in a managerial or executive capacity.
  • Must seek to enter the U.S. to continue to render services to the same employer, a subsidiary company, or an affiliate.
  • Job offer from an employer.

Our Role in Your Success

Zaidi Law Firm P.C. can help you prepare an application that showcases your ability and achievements, while also highlighting your potential with access to resources in the U.S. USCIS has a very specific criteria for what they will accept as qualifying evidence or proof of eligibility for an EB-1(C) visa. Nineteen years of experience have empowered us with a thorough understanding of all the different elements that are necessary to establish a winning case. There is a simple explanation for why our success rates are far higher than the national average. We know how to assemble winning applications and we strive to provide an unparalleled level of service to all of our clients.

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