This type of visa is ideal for business people who are being transferred to the United States for the purpose of working for a long period of time. However, there are a few things you should know about this special type of visa.
The advantages of this type of visa
If you are approved for this type of visa, there is no wait time associated with it. You can immediately move to the United States. You also don’t have to go through the Program Electronic Review Management or PERM process. This is when the government reviews your application to make sure that your job is not one that could be filled by an American citizen. This is a big time saver in getting your green card. However, because the benefits of this type of visa are so great, they are also difficult to obtain and the United States government goes over the applications and supporting documentation with a fine tooth comb.
The basic requirements
There are several eb1c requirements that must be met, but perhaps the most important is that the applicant have extraordinary abilities. In general, the United States will allow people with high levels of skill in science, engineering, mathematics and business to name only a few.
The is a list of criteria that must be met by the applicant.
You have been awarded a national or international prize.
You earn a much higher salary than others in your field of work.
You have made original contributions to business, science or the arts.
You are a member of an organization in which the members are high achievers.
There exists published information about you in trade publications.
You have demonstrated scholarship due to publication in important journals.
As a performing artist, you have had great commercial success.
Your art has been displayed at important exhibitions.
You have been invited to judge the work of others in the arts.
You have played a leading role in an important organization.
Never attempt to obtain an EB1C visa on your own. You should always have an attorney to assist you every step of the way. Your chances of getting this visa are greatly enhanced.