As a part of the EB2 NIW green card application, applicant will be required to attend an interview with either a consular officer or a USCIS officer. This post will demystify the process and go over what applicants can expect…
To succeed in an NIW petition, an entrepreneur can submit evidence of job creation plus evidence that the jobs will be in an economically depressed area, proof of grants or awards, and letter of support from government agencies.
it is possible for finance and investment professionals to qualify for an NIW case, but there is a higher risk the benefits of their endeavor may appear limited to the applicant’s business and its clients.
Entrepreneurs can rely on alternative forms of evidence to prove they are well positioned to advance their endeavor for an NIW petition, including ownership of entity, incubator admission, outside investment, and letters from third party experts.
National Interest Waiver (NIW) and O-1 visa are both popular visa categories among highly skilled individuals who have received a certain degree of influence and recognition in their fields. The key differences are as follows.
Getting a US green card through NIW is a process that can take years, even with premium processing. This post will go through each step and provide a general estimate on how much time you can expect it could take.
This post analyzes an NIW approval case study for a finance researcher, which shows how petitioners in a non-tech field (e.g., economics, social sciences, or humanities) can also prepare a strong application.
Artists can qualify for the EB2 NIW green card if they present sufficient evidence to show their activities will “broadly enhance cultural or artistic enrichment” in the United States. The benefits of their proposed endeavor must extend beyond their own…
To qualify for this criterion, the applicant must show that their work has had an impact beyond employers, clientele, and their specific projects at a level indicating a significant contribution to the industry or field.
To qualify as a professional association, the membership body must be comprised with “professionals,” which is defined in the regulations as an occupation for which a Bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement for entry in the occupation.
Although publishing papers and patents can help an NIW petition, applicants can be approved without papers or patents if they can show a significant degree of influence and impact in their fields through other forms of evidence.
You certainly can! Clients sometimes come to us and relay advice they heard from other attorneys that having a Google Scholar profile and a citation count is “mandatory” to qualify for a National Interest Waiver. This is a common misconception.…
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