EB-2 Articles

  • eb2 green card benefits

    EB-2 Green Card Benefits 

    Published on February 08, 2021

    Do you need to recruit foreign talent for your U.S. based business? The U.S. permits a number of green cards every year to be allotted to foreign workers for the purpose of filling domestic job openings under the EB-2 category. There are many Eb-2 green card benefits, which we’ll explore in depth throughout this article.

  • EB-2 to EB-3 Downgrade Process

    EB-2 to EB-3 India Downgrade: Process, Steps, Cost, Pros and Cons

    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…

  • EB-3 India Downgrade

    EB-2 to EB-3 India Downgrade: FAQs

    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…

  • Job Change After I-140 Approval

    Job Change After Green Card Approval

    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,…

  • EB-2 Green Card for Physical Therapists

    EB-2 for Physical Therapists

    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).

  • EB1 vs EB2

    EB-1 vs. EB-2

    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.

  • Qualifying for an EB-2 Without an Advanced Degree

    How to Qualify for EB-2 without an Advanced Degree

    Published on June 25, 2020

    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…

  • EB-2 to EB-1 Porting

    How to Perform EB-2 to EB-1 Porting

    Published on June 19, 2020

    After all of the work, fees, and filing that was done to get an I-140 approved for the second preference level, you still need to wait for the priority date to be current. For some people, the EB-2 green card waiting time could be several years. Because the EB-1 waiting times are often much shorter,…