Announced in the State Department’s August Visa Bulletin, Employment-Based Immigration: First Preference (EB-1) visa have retrogressed for all countries worldwide, except for Mainland China [...]
The National Interest Waiver (NIW) is an employment based green card category based on a waiver of the job offer and the labor certification [...]
The National Interest Waiver (NIW) is an employment based green card category that permits self-petitioning. The waiver part of the name is based on [...]
Who Should I Ask to Write My O-1 Reference Letters? What Should I Include in My O-1 Reference Letters? How Many Reference Letters Do I Need to Submit with My O-1 Petition?
One of the most important components of a successful O-1 petition is the submission of reference letters from experts in the beneficiary’s field of [...]
What Kind of Documentation Should I Prepare for My O-1B Petition? What Does Extraordinary Mean? What does a Fashion Designer Have to Show to Get an O-1 Visa?
Foreign nationals seeking to enter the United States based on their extraordinary ability in the arts will need to prove to the Government that [...]
What is the difference between Extraordinary and Exceptional ability? Which green card category is right for me?
Employment-Based immigration is divided into categories based on 5 preferences: First Preference EB-1, Second Preference EB-2, Third Preference EB-3, Fourth Preference EB-4 and Fifth [...]
What is a P-3 visa? The P-3 visa is meant for individual artists or entertainment groups who are coming to the United States to [...]
The New National Interest Waiver (NIW) Standard Explained. A New Option for Entrepreneurs – The National Interest Waiver (NIW). Can an Entrepreneur Apply for the National Interest Waiver?
Before December of 2016, the National Interest Waiver EB-2 green card was seen by most as an unattainable dream. With a court decision in [...]
Are extraordinary ability visas available for professions outside of the arts? What do I need to show to qualify for an extraordinary ability visa if I am not in the arts?
The O visa, which is a classification for people with extraordinary ability, is often used by people with professions in the arts as its [...]
The O-1B is an employment based nonimmigrant classification for artists who have garnered a high level of distinction in their field. Sometimes informally called [...]
What is the National Interest Waiver? Will the New National Interest Waiver Standard Help Entrepreneurs? How can I obtain a green card without going through the labor certification process?
In order to obtain a green card through an employer, in most instances your employer must go through a labor certification process through the [...]
We have summarized elements below related to EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Green Cards. The purpose of this section is to prompt you to consider areas [...]
We have summarized a number of elements below that you and your letter writers may consider when writing about you. The purpose of this [...]
Overview/Description The O-1 visa is for individual who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record [...]