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EB-2 Professional Worker Visas

Advanced Degrees, Exceptional Ability & National Interest Waivers

There are five types of employment-based permanent resident visas, one of which is the EB-2 professional worker visa. As with any employment visa, the applicant must meet extensive criteria to prove that they are eligible for an EB-2 visa. Depending on the sub-category that you fall under, you may be required to apply for a job that requires an advanced degree or demonstrate exceptional ability and meet 3 of 10 criteria. Some EB-2 applicants may request a national waiver of interest that does not require sponsorship from an employer with labor certification, but they must still meet several of the criteria, which include:

  • Official academic degree, diploma, certificate, or similar award from a college, university, school, or other institution of learning relating to your area of exceptional ability
  • At least 10 years of documented, full-time experience in your occupation
  • A license to practice your profession or certification for your profession or occupation
  • Evidence that you have commanded a salary or other remuneration for services that demonstrates your exceptional ability
  • Membership in one or more professional associations
  • Recognition for your achievements and significant contributions to your industry or field by your peers, government entities, professional or business organizations
  • Other comparable evidence of eligibility may also be acceptable

Why You Need the Counsel of a North Carolina Immigration Lawyer

Without a knowledgeable and compassionate immigration attorney by your side, you could be denied an employment visa or encounter complications and delays. Fayad Law, P.C. has worked with countless clients over the years to provide timely and cost-effective immigration counsel. We will stay with you and advise you through every step of the process and help you avoid any small mistakes that could negatively affect your application. Our attorneys are on multiple cultural boards and come from various immigrant backgrounds. These personal experiences give us firsthand understanding of your situation. With offices in Raleigh, NC, Fairfax and Richmond, VA and Washington, DC, we are here for you, so contact us today!

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