Employment Based Immigration

Permanent immigration in the US comes with a variety of rights and privileges. One of the most widely used methods to obtain permanent immigration is through employment. There are five classifications for employment-based immigration. Please click on the category that best suits your situation.


EB-1 Priority workers:


    1. Individuals with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics.
    2. Outstanding profesors or researchers.
    3. Managers and executives transfered to the US.

EB-2 Professionals with advanced degrees or persons with exceptional ability:


    1. Individuals with exceptional ability in the sciences, arts or business.
    2. Professionals with advanced degrees.
    3. Physicians intending to practice medicine in underserved areas.

EB-3 Skilled or professional workers:


    1. Professionals with bachelor’s or equivalent degrees
    2. Skilled workers with at least two years experience
    3. Unskilled workers

EB-4 Special Immigrants


    1. Religious workers
    2. Employees and former employees of the US Government abroad

EB-5 Immigrant Investors


    1. Engaging/starting in a new commercial enterprise in the U.S.
    2. Showing that the new enterprise will either directly or indirectly create 10 or more jobs
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