Securing a green card grants someone permanent residency in the United States. There are numerous ways to obtain a green card, including sponsorship by an employer.
To start the employer-sponsored green card process:
• the employer applies for an Application for Permanent Labor Certification
• gets approval from the Department of Labor (DOL)
• file Form I-140 on behalf of the foreign employee
EB-1 Green Card for Priority Workers
• Extraordinary achievement within the sciences, arts, education, athletics or business.
• Outstanding professors and researchers with a minimum of three years of experience either teaching or involving research.
• Executives and managers employed a minimum of one out of the three preceding years by an overseas parent, subsidiary or branch of the main employer.
EB-2 Green Card for Advanced Degree Holders
• Professionals who possess advanced degrees beyond a baccalaureate or a baccalaureate plus five years of experience.
• Exceptional ability in the arts, sciences, or business.
EB-3 Professional and Skilled Workers
• Bachelor’s degrees or foreign equivalents
• Foreigners with specialized skills which requires min. 2 years of training.
EB-4 Religious Workers Category
• For individuals of non-profit religious denominations.
• For investors who create jobs in the U.S
To make sure that procedures are followed correctly, many people choose to gain assistance from a Lombard employment-based green card lawyer with knowledge of the visa application and interview process. To learn how they can help you apply for a green card, contact the immigration attorneys at Godoy Law Office.