EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Alien, Outstanding Researcher/Professor OR International Managers Services and Fees

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The fee schedule for Green Card through Extraordinary Ability Alien, Outstanding Researcher/Professor, and Multinational Manager (fees are payable by personal checks) is as follows:

1. Legal Fees (for our Office):

$5,400 for EB-1 (plus, for employee/beneficiary families with more than two children, $500 more for each additional child beyond two)--$4,600 at the commencement of the case (plus $500 more for each additional child beyond two) and the balance of $800 before filing I-485 application.

2. Filing Fees (to the USCIS): Single Applicant
  I-140: $580
  I-485, I-765, I-131, Fingerprinting: $1070

Federal Express Expenses: approximately $200

4. For EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Alien and Outstanding Researcher/Professor cases Premium Processing is accepted. Premium Processing for Multinational Manager cases is currently unavailable. Our legal fee is $250 for preparation of additional paperwork.  Filing fee (to USCIS) is $1,225.00.

Note: The filing fee of $1070 includes fee for applications I-485, I-765, and I-131, and fingerprinting irrespective of whether I-765 and I-131 applications are submitted along with I-485.


Hello Mr. Khanna,

I am trying to see if my qualifications make me a good candidate for a green card application in EB-1 category. With the H1B season fast approaching, my employer and me are looking for expert level advise so that we can evaluate all our available options in case I miss the lottery (like EB1 or O-1 visa). Even if I do get my H1B this year I want to get the green card process started ASAP especially if I have a strong candidacy for EB1. Do you have an email address where I can send my resume and other details to you so that you can look at my case and may be set up a consultation with you or one of your associates.
Would greatly appreciate your input,
Thank you!

Brief details: PhD in Engineering with 8 years experience in a specialized area (5 years in academia during PhD and 3 years in related industry). Currently employed in US on F1-OPT and filing for H1-B this April.
Have published 6 journal articles and 11 national & international conference presentations & proceedings
Invited to review journal articles and conference proceedings. have reviewed more than 10 articles.
Salary at par with the top 10% in the field. Can seek recommendations from research scientists in industry and academia and senior engineers in the industry that can vouch for my expertise in the area.

Srichi ji, send your resume to frontdesk at domain immigration.com. Let me take a look. Heather will give you an appointment to speak with me.

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My company has approved to process Green Card and would need your expertise if I qualify for EB1 or not. I have worked as a Service Delivery Manager in the same company In India for 7 months and I have been working as a Sr Manager here in US with the same company for more than an year now.

Please advise.

Thanks, Narayan

You need full one years experience as a Manager/Executive OUTSIDE the USA in o order to qualify for an EB-1C green card.

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Dear Sir,
Greetings !!!
I am trying to apply for a green card based on my experience & current job. I am Ph.D. Biotechnology (2012) from Panjab University, Chandigarh and have 4 peer reviewed journal publications, 3 in conference proceedings, and two papers that are currently under review. I've also invited for poster presentation 4 times. In addition, I have taught Biotechnology and Microbiology to Masters students of a college under Punjabi University, Patiala and conducted their research projects for One year. During that time, I was engaged in judging the practical examination of Bachelor & Masters students of other colleges. I could get 10 recommendation letters from Scientists/Professors. I have peer reviewed reports and originality of work reports and also 30 citation of the 4 publications.
After M.Sc. Biotechnology, I got CSIR-JRF and SRF awards and got fellowship during PhD. In Bachelors, I was 2nd overall in College and in Matric also got Merit certificate.
Currently, working as production manager (from 2013 to till date) in Diagnostic company to develop Rapid test kits for HIV, Hepatitis, Malaria etc.

I'd like to know if I should apply for my green card in the EB1 category. I would appreciate your opinion on that.

EB-1 (Extraordinary Ability Alien) looks like a very long shot from what I can see, Dr. Singh.

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Dear Mr. Rajiv,

I am working as a Product Manager in US since September, 2014; with a software company. I was in the same position with the subsidiary back in India since June, 2012. I am on L1B visa valid for couple of more years and exploring options to file GC under EB-1C.

I manage one of the enterprise software, essentially determining the product's future/road map, working with customers to understand business needs and being central point of contact within the organization. Hierarchically, I report to a director.

Can you please advise if I would be eligible to file GC under EB1-C.


Venkat ji, coincidentally, we are in the process of filing an L-1A petition for a Product Manager. The titles are relatively unimportant. Detailed job description is the key. I can only say your lawyers must look at the EB-1C option. It could well be available.

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Hi Rajiv,
I am Ambuj Singh, this in regard to applying for EB-1 green card for Shakti Mohan under Artists with extraordinary ability.
I have her paperwork ready since we have been researching this fore couple of months now. Would like to speak to you at the earliest to take this further with your firm please.
I am available at (650)866-0593 / my email. Will aslo contact your office Monday. In the meanwhile it will be great to know from a high level if at all she is a possible candidate for this in the first place. Information available on Wiki - Shakti Mohan. Post speaking with you I will also send the required documentation.
Thanks in advance for your time Rajiv.