Alien of Extraordinary Ability (EB-1A)
The EB-1A classification applies to aliens who can demonstrate that they “have risen to the very top of their field of endeavor.”
Applicants can file a self-petition, meaning they do not need an employer’s sponsorship, a job offer, or a labor certification. Additionally, visas are immediately available meaning there is no extensive waiting period for a visa.
Applicants must demonstrate:
- Extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics which has been demonstrated by sustained national or international acclaim; and
- Achievements that have been recognized in the field through extensive documentation.
The petition for the EB-1A is one of the quickest employment options to obtain a green card, or lawful permanent residency. If you are interested in discussing your eligibility, please contact our office to schedule a consultation.