EB-1 Requirements

Obtaining an EB-1 Visa

EB-1 – Priority Workers

  1. Workers of Extraordinary Ability in the Sciences, Arts, Education, Business, or Athletics
    • A level of expertise that places the applicant at the top of his/her field as shown by national or international acclaim.
    • The applicant must continue to work in the field of expertise.
    • The admission of the applicant must continue to benefit the U.S.
  2. Outstanding Professors and Researchers
    • Recognized internationally as an outstanding teacher or researcher in a specific academic area as evidenced by specific documentation.
    • Applicant has at least 3 years of experience in teaching or research in the academic area and has a prospective job with an approved institution of higher learning or private employer.
  3. Certain Transferring Multinational Executives and Managers
    • Employed by an entity that is related to the entity abroad where the applicant worked as a manager or executive for at least one year during the last 3 years preceding admission.
    • Petitioner (employer) must be a U.S. employer doing business in the U.S. for at least one year.
    • Petitioner must be offering the applicant a job in an executive or managerial capacity.
    • The employment abroad was with the same petitioner or a parent, affiliate, or subsidiary of the petitioner.

Among others, our attorney team had obtained lawful permanent resident status through EB-1 for the following:

  • World and European Swimming Champion, a 5-time Olympian and 2-time Olympic Silver medalist
  • World's Top 5 Track and Field Hammer Thrower and 3-time Olympian
  • Grammy-nominated classical pianist
  • Internationally renowned muralist
  • Chief Executive Officer of a multi-national LED manufacturer