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

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):

$5,800 for EB-1 ($4,600 at the commencement of the case and
$1,200 at the time of the preparation of I-485)

2. Filing Fees (to the USCIS): Single Applicant
  I-140: $700
  I-485, I-765, I-131, Fingerprinting: $1225
3.

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) for premium processing  is $2,500.

Note: The filing fee of $1225 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.

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Submitted by chris (not verified) on Thu, 10/21/2021 - 19:27 Permalink

Hi Rajiv I am a first year computer science student in Mumbai University I plan on moving to the States after graduation so I looked at my options I could continue my studies in an American University on F-1 Visa or if I could land a job If I could get an H1-B visa I was wondering whether I can apply under EB1a green card because it doesn't require an employer or could I apply under an 0-1 visa So I went through the eb1a criteria and it confused me a lot So I actually won an competitive programming contest for software developers called techgig code gladiators which is the biggest programming contest in india certified by Limca Book of World records does that qualify me for the first criteria of extraordinary ability of a one time achievement . I have had another doubt whether it is possible to apply for eb1a visa as a student . My income is generated by participating in various hackathons and winning their prizes some as big as 20000$ . So my finances are decent . If I am not eligible to apply for eb 1a or O-1 in this current situation then please tell how should I build my resume to meet the requirements of eb1a green card . Do I need a job in an MNC like Google or Amazon at a high post Or do I need to get a PhD to apply. Or do I need to publish articles and editorials about software development . MOST IMP : Please give me advice on how should I build my resume in order to qualify for an EB1a green card as a 'STUDENT' who does not have a job currently. Thanks for your generosity , Rajiv

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Submitted by Rajiv S. Khanna on Thu, 10/28/2021 - 07:40 Permalink

These visa categories are reserved for people who will be considered to be top 10% of their profession. Typically if you win a one-time national or international award that is considered to be prestigious, you may be able to qualify. Minor awards may not meet these requirements.

People who have not won such an award must demonstrate sustained national or international acclaim through the methodology that has been described on our website as well as in our frequently asked questions in several videos.

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Submitted by Sakshi Jain (not verified) on Fri, 02/11/2022 - 02:11 Permalink

Hello Sir,

I work at a very prestigious MNC ( within fortune too 10) and I am a senior Product manager with that organization. I am moved from India on an L1A last month. As it’s a product manager role I donot have direct reportees but I do take care of my product and software engineers functionally. My organization is not in favor of eb1c as it’s a tough battle and would lead to additional rfe. Can I file independently and if yes what’s the probability of getting it.

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Submitted by Pratik Bendale (not verified) on Tue, 07/26/2022 - 14:49 Permalink

Hi I have around 4 patents to my name and 2 more filed ( through employer ), I have won a international product design award and have 3-4 projects published by online journals/magazines. I am a Industrial designer with mechanical engg background. What are my chances of being qualified?

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Submitted by Rahul (not verified) on Thu, 09/01/2022 - 10:19 Permalink

Hi, Im currently on an L1A visa and a Senior Product Manager here in the US. I had 2 direct reportees back in India when I transferred here and have 2 US based reportees in my role here. Additionally, I qualify as a functional manager since I influence multiple teams in terms of their work and KRA definitions. I wanted to know if my profile sounds like the kind that would generally qualify for the EB1C if I applied for it and then depending on the answer I can have a word with my employer !

Thank You

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Submitted by Ravi (not verified) on Fri, 09/09/2022 - 17:54 Permalink

I am a Business Intelligence Engineering Manager at a Prestigious tech company in Seattle. I have my EB2 I-140 approved and my birth country is India. I am looking for EB1-A self petition. At peak i have >10 folks reporting into me.

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Submitted by Rajiv S. Khanna on Fri, 09/16/2022 - 14:31 Permalink In reply to by Ravi (not verified)

Email me your resume to help at immigration dot com. I will take a look.

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Submitted by Bijoy Chand Ch… (not verified) on Sat, 09/10/2022 - 11:38 Permalink

Hi Rajiv S. Khanna:

Hope you are doing well.

I would like to introduce myself briefly. I am Assistant Professor and DST Inspire Faculty in the department of Computer Science at South Asian University (An international university established by SAARC nations), New Delhi, India. I want to apply for EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Alien, Outstanding Researcher/Professor. My detailed information can be found in the following link (https://www.bijoycc.site/). My google scholar citation 1700, and I have published more than 70 articles in prestigious journals and conferences.

What do you think about my candidature? If you think that there is a good possibility, we can discuss the next steps.

Thank you.

With regards Bijoy

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