Reimlaw office

EMPLOYMENT BASED VISAS

Employment First Preference (EB-1)

Employment First Preference (EB-1) Employment First Preference visas (EB-1 visas) are reserved for those designated as priority workers. There are three sub-groups of EB-1 visas. EB-1A visas are for those with extraordinary ability in athletics, education, business, arts, or science. EB-1A applicants must have ample evidence demonstrating that they have attained widespread acclaim for their achievements …

Employment First Preference (EB-1) Read More »

Employment First Preference (EB-2)

Employment First Preference (EB-2) Employment Second Preference visas (EB-2 visas) are reserved for foreign workers who have advanced degrees, exceptional ability, and/or whose immigration is in the national interest. Professionals holding an advanced degree or a baccalaureate degree and at least five years of progressive experience are eligible for the EB-2 visa. Professionals with exceptional ability must …

Employment First Preference (EB-2) Read More »

Employment First Preference (EB-3)

Employment First Preference (EB-3) Employment Third Preference visas (EB-3 visas) are for unskilled workers, skilled workers, and professionals. These terms are defined as: Professionals are persons whose occupations require at least a four year college or university degree Skilled workers are persons who have two years of job training or work experience Unskilled workers are persons who will …

Employment First Preference (EB-3) Read More »

Employment First Preference (EB-5)

Employment First Preference (EB-5) Employment Fifth Preferences visas (EB-5 visas) are designated for foreign investors. EB-5 visa applicants must make either a $900,000 or $1.8 million capital investment in a U.S. business entity that creates at least 10 full-time jobs. The mandatory capital requirement depends on where the U.S. company receiving the investment is located. …

Employment First Preference (EB-5) Read More »