Employment-Based Immigration: Second Preference EB-2
You may be eligible for an employment-based, second preference visa if you are a member of the professions holding an advanced degree or its equivalent, or a foreign national who has exceptional ability. Below are the occupational categories and requirements:
Criteria for EB-2 (NIW) Program
(You must meet 2 out of the 10 listed criteria below):
* Official academic record showing that you have a degree, diploma, certificate, or similar award from a college, university, school, or other institution of learning relating to your area of exceptional ability
* Letters documenting at least 10 years of full-time experience in your occupation
* A license to practice your profession or certification for your profession or occupation
* Evidence that you have commanded a salary or other remuneration for services that demonstrates your exceptional ability
* Membership in a professional association(s)
* Recognition for your achievements and significant contributions to your industry or field by your peers, government entities, professional or business organizations
* Other comparable evidence of eligibility is also acceptable.
Employment-based, second-preference petitions must generally be accompanied by an approved individual labor certification from the Department of Labor on Form ETA-750. To qualify for an EB-2 visa, your employer must file a Form I-140, Petition for Alien Worker.