Employment Based Immigration Articles
Published on September 29, 2020
The green card waiting times for family and employment-based categories have always been notorious for being long, with some cases taking decades to be processed. However, the most recent visa bulletin for October 2020 has stirred up things in the immigration world. With no movement in the family-based categories came an unprecedented opportunity for those…
Published on September 28, 2020
The much anticipated October 2020 Visa Bulletin brought some bad news for those in the family-based categories but provided a silver lining for petitioners in the employment-based categories. We’ve received many calls from our clients from India who have EB-2 petitions and are considering downgrading to an EB-3 due to the final action date moving…
Published on August 14, 2020
The approval of a green card is a very exciting time for most immigrants. However, many wonder how long they are required to stay with their employer without facing penalties or jeopardizing their green card application process. In this post, we’ll explore the process of a job change after green card approval, what to expect,…
Published on August 04, 2020
Physical therapists and certain other health care workers qualify under a process known as “Schedule A” which permits them to apply for an immigrant visa petition with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) instead of through the Program Electronic Review Management System Labor Certification (PERM).
Published on July 22, 2020
For multinational companies that have business ties to the U.S., there is no better visa to get your employees overseas than the L-1 visa. With a host of advantages, it’s no wonder why the L-1 is one of the first choices for those who qualify. However, many people overlook the fact that they will need…
Published on July 10, 2020
If you qualify as a foreign worker with extraordinary achievements, then there’s a good chance you want to know everything there is to know about your prestigious visa including how long it will take. While the official O-1 visa processing time is relatively short, there are some other things to take into consideration when…
Published on July 01, 2020
U.S. Immigration benefits may be obtained through the employment-based immigration category (EB). The employment-based immigrant category is divided into subcategories to include the EB-1 and the EB-2 preference categories. Each category requires the applicant to submit specific documents pertaining to his/her qualifications, in relation to the requirements set out by the preference category.
Published on June 30, 2020
Accomplishing the prestigious task of obtaining your Ph.D. is no easy feat. Using it to obtain a green card, however, may prove to be almost as challenging without help. Keep reading to view the requirements for an EB-1 for Ph.D. holders and how you can qualify for this distinguished immigrant visa.