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EB-1(A) Green Card Attorney in San Mateo

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The EB-1(A) green card is an option for immigrants with extraordinary abilities. Only a “small percentage of individuals who have risen to the very top of their field of endeavor” are eligible for this employment-based green card.

If you want to apply for an EB-1(A) Green Card, you must be a distinguished leader in one of the following fields:

  • Education
  • Athletics
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Sciences

You will also have to show that you intend to work in one of the fields listed above and demonstrate how your expertise will be useful to the United States. This will require documentation of your different achievements that confirm your reputation as an expert in the field you are applying under.

Documents You Need for Your EB-1(A) Application

As we said before, you must show that you have received national or international acclaim, such as the Nobel Peace Prize or a World Championship Title. If you don’t have an internationally recognized award, you will have to submit proof of at least three of the things listed below:

  • An award or prize of lesser national or international prestige.
  • Membership in prestigious associations and organizations consisting of other experts in your field.
  • A contribution of substantial original work in the arts, sciences, or another scholarly field.
  • Published works in major trade and media announcements.
  • Artistic work displayed in an exhibition or show.
  • Media recognition for your work in the performing arts.
  • That you make a comparably high salary.

Under the EB-1(A) requirements, you do not need a PERM Labor Certification or a job offer from a U.S.-based employer when you file the USCIS I-140 Petition Form.

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