Help For The Employer– Green Card
- IMMIGRATION FAQs (HOME PAGE)
- ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS
- NON-IMMIGRANT VISAS AND EXTENSIONS
- THE POPULAR H-1B VISA
- HELP FOR THE EMPLOYER-GREEN CARDS
- HELP FOR THE EMPLOYER– VISAS
- HELP FOR THE EMPLOYEE
- BRINGING YOUR FIANCE TO THE UNITED STATES
- UNITED STATES CITIZEN PETITION FOR IMMEDIATE RELATIVE
- FROM PERMANENT RESIDENT TO UNITED STATES CITIZEN
- HOT TOPIC– THE J-1 VISA
- PRIORITY DATES AND THE NEW ANNOUNCEMENT
Q: How can I obtain a green card for a foreign Citizen employee?
A: There is a step-by-step process to sponsor a foreign employee to obtain a green card. The usual framework of the step-by-step process is as follows:
- Permanent Labor Certification
- Approval of the labor certification
- I-140 Immigration petition for alien worker.
- Some instances I-140 will be filed along with a permanent residence application.
What types of employees can I Sponsor?
The United States employer may sponsor an individual who qualifies under 1 or more of the following categories:
- The EB-1 category includes what the United States government refers to, as Priority Workers.
- The EB-1 category includes what the United States government refers to, as Priority Workers. Persons of extraordinary ability employment,
- (EB-1-1) Outstanding Professors and Researchers
- The EB-1-2 subcategory includes professors and researchers that are internationally recognized as outstanding in their area of academics.
The EB-2 category includes members of professions who hold an advanced degree, aliens of exceptional ability in their field, and national interest waiver cases involving persons to be employed in positions that hold intrinsic merit and that will benefit the country.
The EB-3 category is the most common category and it encompasses the largest number of foreign nationals. Included in this category are skilled workers, professionals, and other workers. Typically, unskilled workers up to professionals holding a bachelor’s degree will be included in this category.
The EB-4 category is for Special Immigrants, including religious workers and ministers, certain former government employees, and specific categories of other aliens.
How long will this whole process take?
This will depend on a number of factors see the USCIS website for priority wait times and dates.CONTACT A LAWYER
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