EB1 Green Card

EB-1 Extraordinary Ability

We filed a petition premium processing for a self-petitioning researcher. The petitioner had over 15 years of research experience in the nanotechnology field. He had an extraordinary research career which included 52 scholarly scientific articles with over 1,020 citations of his work. His publications were featured in numerous high impact international journals. In addition to his noteworthy research publications, the petitioner was a highly sought after reviewer for a multitude of prestigious, international scientific journals. He was also selected to an editorial board.

Employment-Based (EB) Green Card

One of the ways a foreign national (alien) can become a permanent resident is through a permanent employment opportunity in the United States. There are five employment-based preference categories.

Guestbook Entry for Debashish Chakraborti, United States

Name: 
Debashish Chakraborti
Profession/Occupation: 
Green Card: 
Country: 
United States
Comment: 
Hi.  My GC was filed  by my office but Rajiv provided very valuable support and inputs during the process. He is very knowledgeable and is always ready to help out.  

Employment Based Self Application

1. I have an H-1B visa which it is going to end in October 24,2013. My employer doesn't want to sponsor me for a Green Card, because they said that they only sponsor their managers. Although, their AT&T client doesn't want to lose me. Also, I would like to let you know that I came to US with a F-1 visa,got a Master degree in Business/Computer Information Systems, I have a Bachelor degree in Computer Information Systems (Peru). I would appreciate to know if I can apply it by myself and what chances do I have to get it and in case that I can apply by myself what are the steps to follow. 2. My Master Degree from a US University is not valid, even my work experience which is more than 10 years 6 years here in US and 6 years in Peru. Is it because I am from South America? I would appreciate a better explanation why I don't qualify.

1. Under the current laws, self-application seems not to be an option for you.

2. There are only three categories for employment-based self-application: EB-1A (Extraordinary ability alien), National Interest Waiver and EB-5, investment. There is no category I can think of under which you may qualify for self-application (without an employer's help). If you would like a consultation to understand further, join our free community conference call. A one-on-one consultation may not be necessary.

Unless the context shows otherwise, all answers here were provided by Rajiv and were compiled and reported by our editorial team from comments and blog on immigration.com

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Guestbook Entry for Hetvi Patel, United States

Name: 
Hetvi Patel
Nonimmigrant Visas: 
State: 
Tx
Green Card: 
Profession/Occupation: 
Country: 
United States
Homepage: 
Highly recommand
Comment: 
I am very impresed with the prompt reply of all my emails. Mr.Rajiv is giving very honest opinion.  We scheduled a conference call with him which was on time and he was really taking time to make us understand the situation of our case and how to proceed next.  He didn’t charge anything for the call.  We heartly appreciate his time and guidance provided to us.         

Contacting USCIS when EB-3 is Changed to EB-2

How do I contact the USCIS Service Centers to inform that a priority date is current, that an EB case has been upgraded from EB-3 to EB-2, or that dependents have been separated from the principal applicant’s petition?

Send an email to the Nebraska Service Center at NCSCfollowup.NSC@dhs.gov

Unless the context shows otherwise, all answers here were provided by Rajiv and were compiled and reported by our editorial team from comments and blog on immigration.com

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