You are likely to get a green card from the U.S., which allows you for a permanent residence in the United States and many other provisional benefits availed by the U.S. citizens. This visa focuses on your employment. If you are dynamic and extraordinary in a particular field, like professor in science, business man/woman, a great artist and renowned for your talent etc., this automatically creates a means for you to get an employment based green card. The employer has to offer you this visa by stating various norms of specific wages or means of sponsorship.
USA EB1 Visa
This category is given the first preference and includes the business or multinational executives, highly abled professors in the field of science, nobel laureates and people who have given great contributions in the field of science, athletics, art, creativity, education.
They must have published articles in the international journals, and have a prominent place in making contributions which are known worldwide.
They must have also supervised or judged the experts in specific fields for certain aspects of science, arts, sports etc.
USA EB2 Visa
Second preference is given to the people with higher education such as a Master’s degree and great work in science, medicine, education.
The EB2 category should have good academic records with completed degree, diploma or other certifications.
They must possess relevant experience letters with more than 10 years of expertise, license and associated memberships.
The exceptional abilities and contributions made by these people have a great impact on the nation and thus the U.S. welcomes these people and grants them EB2 category visas based on their potential.
USA EB3 Visa
This category awards third preference to people with experience of more than 2 years as a skilled worker or one who is a professional with a Masters or PhD degree and meets the requirements of a foreign degree. Also there is a class of unskilled workers or laborers who have relevant experience and training of less than 2 years; and must have certification along with residing currently in the United States.
USA EB4 Visa
This visa belongs to the section of people who are not included in the above category, such as religious workers, people into U.S. foreign services, NATO-6 employees including their family members, members in the armed forces,physicians, Afghani and Iraqi translators who have served the U.S., employees from the Panama Canal zone, juvenile immigrants. They can also include their family members for the EB green card visa scheme, by submitting certain documents.
USA EB5 Visa
This EB is for investors who do a huge investment in various sectors, including a specific Targeted Employment Area (TEA), during a turmoil or inflation in order to safeguard the economy. The standard minimum investment amount that generally makes one an investor is around $1.8 million; also, the minimum investment for a TEA is revised to $900,000 from $500,000. Generally, the limits are set every 5 years, depending upon the consumer price index.
Your U.S. employer must apply for a Form I-140, Petition for you as an Alien Worker. As part of the application process, your employer should depict a continuing ability to pay the offered wage. The employer shall provide the tax details and other financial evidence in order to state the specific amount will be granted to you as an ongoing wage till the contract.
Third preference petitions must generally be accompanied with an approved, individual labor certification, which is obtained from the Department of Labor on Form ETA-9089. The petition can be submitted to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS).
in order to fulfill the eligibility for a Green Card under the category of EB-1, EB-2, or EB-3 immigrant, you should:
Being the beneficiary of Form I-140, you are known as the ‘Principal applicant’. As the principal applicant, you need to submit the following documents for an employment-based immigration; one has to be present in the U.S. at the time of filing the application-
They are the family members of the Principal applicant- known as the derivative applicant (a spouse or child). You should submit the following evidence in order to apply for a Green Card under an employment-based immigrant category and the applicant has to be present in the U.S. at the time of filing the application-