Immigration – Employment Based

Our beautiful America was built by a nation of strangers. From a hundred different places or more they have poured forth into an empty land, joining and blending in one mighty and irresistible tide.

Approximately 140,000 immigrant visas are available each fiscal year for those who seek to immigrate based on their job skills. If you have the right combination of skills, education, and/or work experience, you may be able eligible to live permanently in the United States. Listed below are the five employment-based (EB) immigrant visa preference categories and subcategories:

First Preference EB-1

  • Extraordinary Ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics
  • Outstanding Professors and Researchers
  • Multinational Manager or Executive

Second Preference EB-2

  • Advanced Degree
  • Exceptional Ability in sciences, arts, or business
  • National Interest Waiver

Third Preference EB-3

  • Professionals
  • Skilled workers
  • Unskilled/ Other workers

Fourth Preference EB-4

  • Special Immigrant

Fifth Preference EB-5

  • Business Investors