EB1A

EB1A Criteria

EB1A Criteria: What USCIS is Really Looking For

As an immigration attorney, I often see extremely talented, extraordinary individuals at a loss of how to get a green card. Often times, these clients do not have the traditional employer or family member inline to sponsor them. Fortunately, for those at the top of their field, neither a family member nor employer is needed…

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EB1 Processing Time

EB1 Processing Time: Everything You Need to Know

The EB1 visa is a powerful option used by professionals from around the world to get a US green card.  One of the questions I get asked most frequently about the EB1 visa is: How long is the EB1 processing time? In this guide, I will explain the EB1 processing time from beginning to end.…

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EB1 Visa Guide - Overview of the 3 EB1 Visa Categories

EB1 Visa Guide: Overview of the 3 EB1 Visa Categories

The EB1 visa is an immigrant visa classification which is broken in to 3 distinct sub-categories: 1. EB1A for people with extraordinary abilities; 2. EB1B for outstanding professors and researchers; and 3. EB1C for multinational managers and executives.   In this guide, I will discuss each of the 3 categories of the EB1 visa.  …

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How to Go From E2 Visa to Green Card - Step-by-Step Guide

How to Go From E2 Visa to Green Card: Step-by-Step Guide

The E2 visa is a very popular option for investors and entrepreneurs to live and work in the United States. Yet, one of the main issues for people with E2 visas is that the E2 visa does not directly lead to a green card. The E2 visa is a non-immigrant visa, and so it is temporary and does not lead to permanent residence. This can be especially troublesome for E2 visa holders who have…

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Do I Qualify for an EB1A Green Card? [Step-by-Step Guide]

Do I Qualify for an EB1A Green Card? [Step-by-Step Guide]

As an immigration lawyer for highly skilled professionals, here are some of the questions that I get asked:   Do I qualify for an EB1A green card?   Will I get approved for the extraordinary ability green card?   What are my chances if I apply for a green card based on my talents?  …

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Green Card Through Self Petition

How to Get a Green Card Through Self Petition

As an immigration lawyer for professionals, I often hear the false belief that you need a US company to sponsor you for a green card. While this is true in many cases, there are ways to get a green card through self petition. This means that you can get a green card without a US company sponsoring you and without a US job offer.

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