The EB-1 visa is an employment-based immigrant visa for individuals fulfilling the eligibility requirements for one of these categories.
- Extraordinary ability in sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics.
- Outstanding professors and researchers in academic field.
- Multinational executive.
The first two categories have a detailed criteria and applicants must be in a position to provide evidence of extraordinary ability in the form of prizes, national and international acclaim.
For a multinational executive or manager to qualify for the EB-1 visa, he/she must have been employed outside the US for an American employer and must seek to continue the employment in the United States.
The EB-1 visa is designed as an easier and faster route to US permanent residence as compared to other EB-category visas. At EXEO, we will help you determine the suitability of this visa category for your application and guide you in highlighting your most notable achievements in order to qualify for the US green card.
While the H-1B is a nonimmigrant visa, the EB-3 visa is an immigrant visa granting US permanent residence to foreign skilled workers, professionals, and other unskilled workers.
Common requirements for all three categories include obtaining labor certification and having a permanent full-time job offer for which qualified workers are not available in the US.
Further, the applicant must fulfill additional requirements related to educational qualifications, work experience, training etc. depending on the specific sub-category. Qualifying for the EB-3 visa can be a complicated and extremely long process despite the rather easy eligibility requirements.
Our team will first evaluate various immigrant visas like EB-1, EB-3, and the EB-5 visa because the wrong choice can lead to unnecessary waiting periods stretching over many decades. Having identified the fastest and safest path to US immigration for you and your family, we will guide and assist you through the entire process till its favorable conclusion.