Archive for the ‘EB2’ Category

PERM Application Where Applicant’s Experience Was Obtained From Sponsoring Employer

I am currently working with an employer in the US on H1b. I have been working in datawarehousing field for the past almost 5 years. Prior to the US, I had 4 years, 5 months experience in the same field before moving to the US. Now, for EB2 category, I am waiting for my 5 […]

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 1:23 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PERM Based EB-2

I hold MS Finance from USA and have 2 years of work experience from Bangladesh. I am a Bangladeshi passport holder. I have been employed by “A” company as a Consultant and working in the finance industry. My salary is $60,0000 per year. Am I eligible to apply for Green Card under EB2 category? You […]

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 7:10 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Master’s Degree from Unaccredited University

I want to apply for the EB2 visa. I have a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and two years or work experience. Can I qualify? My company is willing to sponsor. I think you should know that my school is not accredited but is licensed by the state. The fact that the school is not accredited could be a […]

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 6:49 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NIW Minimum Requirements

I’m considering filing a green card through the NIW. What are the minimum requirements to apply for an NIW? To apply for an NIW, do I have to be both an Advanced Degree Professional and Alien of Exceptional Ability? The national interest waiver is within the EB2 category and must meet the minimum requirements of EB2 which […]

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 6:19 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Filing a Second PERM Labor Certification to Take Advantage of shorter EB2 Wait Times

I am from India and I already got an approved labor certificate and I140 in the EB3 category. My I485 has been pending for three years now and it seems like it will never get approved because of the long waits. I have a job offer from another company and I want to file again to go […]

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 7:36 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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I-140 Upgrade from EB3 to EB2

Hi, I was hoping you could tell me if I can upgrade my I-140 from EB3 to EB2. Is that possible? EB3 is taking forever and I know I can get green card quickly through EB2. Thx. Yes, not only is that possible but both the Nebraska Service Center and the Texas Service Center have both issued clear […]

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 10:21 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Interfiling Issues at the Nebraska Service Center

I have filed two I-140 cases, both through the same company. One was EB2 and the other was EB3. I filed my I-485 with the EB3 case but now my priority date is current with my EB2 case. How can I tell USCIS to use my EB2 priority date? There is a process called interfiling, whereby you may […]

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 10:12 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Entrepreneur NIW: The National Interest Waiver for Entrepreneurs

In an effort to encourage foreign nationals to immigrate to the United States, establish or purchase a business and employ US persons, USCIS has established a new set of regulations specifically for foreign entrepreneurs.  This new regulations allow entrepreneurs to utilize the H1B visa to establish and run a business in the US temporarily and […]

Visa Bulletin Outlook for 2009/2010

The Department of State Visa Office has made several predictions regarding the movement of priority dates for the remainder of 2009 and beyond.  These predictions include the following: Regarding the EB1 category, all countries are expected to remain current for 2009 but this is expected to change in 2010 for India and possible China due […]

Posted on June 13, 2009 at 11:37 am by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · 17 Comments
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