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Employer-Sponsored Green Cards

Employer-Sponsored Green Cards

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.

Employer-Sponsored Green Cards

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

E-Visa Options

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.

EB-5 Investors
For investors who create jobs in the U.S

Learn More:
          • Illinois Business Immigration: Are you a foreigner who wants to work in Chicago?

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. 


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