An institute of higher education or private research company may petition for a green card for an outstanding researcher or professor by filing an I-140 under category EB-1B. While a job offer is required, Labor Certification is not required, making the immigration side of the hiring process cheaper, faster, and less difficult. Moreover, there is usually no wait for a priority date, allowing the petition to be filed with an I-485 so the outstanding researcher or professor can receive his or her green card faster. The EB-1B is an excellent choice for hiring an outstanding researcher or professor.
To qualify as an Outstanding Researcher or Professor, an individual must show:
Due to the EB-1B petition's very high standards, we strongly encourage anyone wishing to pursue an EB-1B petition seek the counsel of an immigration attorney.Contact us