EB1s are issued to foreigners with extraordinary abilities. Typically, they are given to artists, scientists, researchers, managers, or executives. To qualify for the visa, the individual does not need sponsorship, but rather must meet three out of the 10 criteria listed below:
Receipt of national or international awards for excellence
Memberships or associations in the qualified field that require outstanding achievement for members to join
Published materials about the applicant in professional or trade publications or other major media outlets
Service as a judge of others in your field
A significant contribution to their field or profession
Articles written in professional or trade publications or other major media outlets
The applicant’s work has been displayed in exhibitions
Performance as a leading or crucial role in distinguished organizations
Earns a high salary compared to others in the same field
Commercial success in the field of the performing arts
EB2s are issued to candidates who have outstanding skills and abilities. To qualify for EB2, the candidate must show that his or her professional service will benefit the country as a whole.
Contact our attorneys to learn more about this self-sponsored immigration process for individuals of extraordinary or exceptional ability. To schedule a consultation, contact us via e-mail or call us today. We maintain an office at 48th and Madison Avenue in New York City, near Grand Central Station. We also have an office in Queens.
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