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Extraordinary AbilityImmigration Biden/Harris Administration

What impact will the Biden/Harris administration have on the extraordinary ability visa/green card? What changes did the Trump administration make with regards to the O-1 visa and Eb-1A green card?

The O-1A visa is for individuals with an extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business, or athletics and is set aside for people who have risen to the top of their profession.  Additionally, these persons must be coming temporarily to…
November 17, 2020
Immigration

The October Visa Bulletin showed that green cards are available in the EB-3 category sooner than in the EB-2 category. I have an approved I-140 petition in the EB-2 category. Can I “downgrade” to an EB-3 to take advantage of the availability of visas?

As explained in a separate blog post found here, the October 2020 Visa Bulletin generally saw significant forward movement on visa availability. The October Bulletin also showed that lower-preference employment categories (for example, the EB-3 category) are able to receive…
October 12, 2020