NIW Articles

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    PhD Green Card with EB-1 | Process & Tips

    Published on October 25, 2022

    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 Ph.D. Green Card and the best way to qualify for this distinguished immigrant visa.

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    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-1 vs NIW

    EB-1 Green Card vs NIW

    Published on February 25, 2020

    Getting a green card through employment is one of the most popular methods of immigration into the United States. However, for most of the green card options, you need to have a U.S. employer sponsor you for your immigrant visa. If you are a business owner, do not have an occupation that is conducive to…

  • National Interest Waiver for Entrepreneurs

    National Interest Waiver (NIW) for Entrepreneurs

    Published on April 02, 2019

    The National Interest Waiver (NIW) is a provision made for foreign nationals to obtain permanent residence via an EB-2 employment-based visa without having to go through the Labor Certification process, which usually is a must-have for every available employment-based immigrant visa outside of the EB-1.


    NIW RFE: Top Reasons for a Request For Evidence

    Published on October 25, 2017

    Along the road to immigration, there can easily be hiccups. Simple errors can cause rejection while inadequacies can end up in outright denial. However, there is a middle ground in which the USCIS gives applicants the opportunity to supplement the evidence for their case: the Request for Evidence. If you have received an EB-2 NIW RFE,…

  • NIW vs PERM

    NIW vs PERM Labor Certification | Differences, Pitfalls, Uses

    Published on July 12, 2017

    The world of immigration law is complex and difficult to master. Unless you’re an immigration attorney, you can’t be expected to know everything about every form and policy. So it comes as no surprise when people ask a question such as this: “what is the difference between the NIW and the PERM Labor Certification?” Fortunately,…

  • NIW Frequently Asked Questions

    EB2 NIW: The Most Frequently Asked Questions

    Published on January 04, 2017

    A National Interest Waiver or NIW petition permits a foreign national to self-petition and bypass the customary route which includes getting a permanent job offer and the accompanying labor certification. With an NIW you essentially get to skip the labor certification requirement in light of the “national interest for the U.S.” In order to be eligible for…