05 Aug

Employment First Preference (EB-1): Priority Workers

Employment First Preference (EB-1): Priority Workers 
Labor certification is not required. There are three sub-groups within this category:

  • Extraordinary Ability: Persons with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics.
  • Outstanding Professors and Researchers: Outstanding professors and researchers with at least three years experience in teaching or research, who are recognized internationally.
  • Multinational Manager or Executive: Multinational managers or executives who have been employed for at least one of the three preceding years by the overseas affiliate, parent, subsidiary, or branch of the U.S. employer.

Application Process: 

  1. Extraordinary Ability: applicant may petition for yourself by filing a Form I-140, Petition for Alien Worker.
  2. Outstanding Professors and Researchers: employer must file a Form I-140, Petition for Alien Worker.
  3. Multinational Manager or Executive: employer must file USCIS Form I-140, Petition for Alien Worker.