Employment Based Immigration

The United States offers foreign nationals several ways to obtain employment-based immigration though a sponsoring employer as well as temporary residency to perform work for a specified period of time. In total 140,000 employment-based visas are allotted each year and they are divided into five preference categories.




Employment Based Immigration Articles

  • eb1c for managers

    EB1C Green Card for Foreign Executives and Managers: Process, Requirements, Tracking

    Published on January 16, 2023

    With so many international companies doing business in the United States, managers, executives, and other senior personnel often choose to move permanently to the United States to oversee operations using the EB-1C green card. Many of these individuals consider attaining a green card to minimize the issues often related with having to renew their nonimmigrant status…

  • Who Is Eligible For Concurrent Filing

    Who Is Eligible For Concurrent Filing? Complete Guide for I-130, I-140 with I-485

    Published on January 13, 2023

    Concurrent filing is a not-so-well-known tool that some immigration applicants are eligible for. It is available to immigrants in family-based immigration cases, as well as in employment immigration cases. On this page about concurrent filing, you will find out who is eligible for concurrent filing, the fees associated with it, how the entire process works,…

  • employment based adjustment of status

    Employment Based Green Card & I-485 Processing Timeline: The Definitive Guide

    Published on January 12, 2023

    Getting an employment-based green card can be a long but rewarding process. There are many advantages to using your employment to gain lawful permanent resident status in the U.S., and there are many ways to go about getting this status. One such way is through an adjustment of status through the use of an I-485…

  • physical therapist green card

    EB-2 for Physical Therapists – All You Need To Know

    Published on January 08, 2023

    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).

  • Qualifying for an EB-2 Without an Advanced Degree

    How to Qualify for EB-2 without an Advanced Degree

    Published on January 03, 2023

    One of the most common employment-based green cards is the EB-2 on account of its relatively short priority date waiting times. The requirements are attainable but can seem difficult, depending on your situation. While most applicants petition based on having an advanced degree, this may not be an option for you. Learn how to qualify…

  • job change after I-140 approval

    Job Change After Green Card Approval or I-140 Approval

    Published on January 02, 2023

    The approval of a green card is an exciting time for most immigrants. However, many wonder how long they must 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, and more detailed…


    EB-3 Interview: a Complete Guide for Immigrants

    Published on January 01, 2023

    The EB-3 green card is an employment-based immigrant visa category for foreign nationals who seek both employment opportunities and permanent resident status in the U.S. One of the major steps along the road to getting this green card is to go through an EB-3 interview with a consular officer. This post will highlight what you…

  • O-1 Visa For Computer Scientists and Software Engineers

    O-1 Visa for Computer Scientists and Software Engineers | Criteria and Process

    Published on December 11, 2022

    U.S. work visas are designed for different categories of people based on their skills and background, and it is best that each applicant chooses the one that best aligns with his or her career goals and aspirations. If you are a computer scientist or a software engineer, the O-1 visa may be the perfect fit…