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Employment-Based Immigrant Visas

Every year the United States welcomes thousands of workers in multiple occupations or job categories. Others include investors, executive managers, scientific researchers, artists, participants in cultural exchanges, religious workers, scientists, nurses, agricultural workers. All foreign workers must be authorized to work in the USA. Consult our immigration attorneys for more information.

This is a list of Temporary Employment Based Visas. Each category of employment has different admission requirements, conditions and authorized period of stay. Applicants must comply with the terms and conditions of these Visas.

First Preference

Priority Workers, EB-1

(this is a self-petition category)

People with Extraordinary Abilities
Outstanding Professionals and Researchers
Multinational Executives and Managers

Second Preference

Members of Professions with Advanced Education or Exceptionally Skilled Immigrant, EB-2

Exceptional Abilities
Matters of National Interest
Foreign Medical Graduates
Scientists (Soviet)

Third Preference

Professionals, Skilled Workers and Other Workers, EB-3

Professionals-Expert Workers

Fourth Preference

Special Immigrants, EB-4

Religious Workers

Fifth Preference

Job Creation (Investors), EB-5