GREEN CARD

(Immigrant Visa)

People Working in Open Office

​EMPLOYMENT-BASED ​

  •  EB-1 – aliens with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics; outstanding professors and researchers; or certain multinational managers and executives

  • EB-2 – aliens who are members of the professions holding advanced degrees or exceptional ability including requests for national interest waivers

  • EB-3 – skilled workers, professionals, or other workers

  • EB-4 - Religious Worker 

Investment Chart

​INVESTMENT-BASED ​

  • EB-5 - Have invested or are actively in the process of investing at least $1.8 million (or $900,000 in a targeted employment area) in a new commercial enterprise in the U.S. and create full-time positions for at least 10 qualifying employees

Family Gardening

​FAMILY -BASED ​

  • Immediate Relative (CR/IR)

    • Spouse of a U.S. citizen

    • Unmarried child under 21 years of age of a U.S. citizen

    • Parent of a U.S. citizen 

  • Other family members - family “preference immigrant” categories

    • First preference (F1) - unmarried sons and daughters of U.S. citizens over 21

    • Second preference (F2A) - spouses and unmarried child under 21 of lawful permanent residents

    • Second preference (F2B) - unmarried son and daughter of lawful permanent residents over 21

    • Third preference (F3) - married son and daughter of U.S. citizens

    • Fourth preference (F4) - brothers and sisters of U.S. citizens  

  • Widow(er) of a U.S. Citizen