Employment-Based Petitions in Orange County

How to Immigrate Through Employment Status

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) does provide resident opportunities for foreign nationals who have permanent employment prospects in the United States. Unfortunately, sometimes this process takes a very long time to receive inspection and approval. With the help of an immigration attorney who is familiar with the process, you can maximize the speed of your green card petition.

The United States government offers different visas for different foreign nationals based on skill and potential contributions to the country as a whole. Depending upon your qualifications, you may be eligible for an employment-based green card. An Orange County immigration attorney at The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman can discuss your options with you. Their immigration legal team is very knowledgeable and experienced in all types of immigration procedures in the United States.

Types of Employment-Based Petitions

The following are some of the categories of employment-based petitions offered in the United States:

EB-1 – Priority Workers:

  • Outstanding achievement in the field of science, education, business, athletics or art
  • Excellent and exceptional researchers and/or professors who have received international recognition in their field – must have at least 3 years of experience
  • Executives of various kinds
  • High-level managers of various kinds
  • Immediate family members of EB-1 applicants

EB-2 – Professionals with Advanced Degrees and/or Exceptional Ability

  • Exceptional ability in the field of science, business or art
  • Professional individuals who hold a master’s degree in their field (or higher)

EB-3 – Professional/Skilled Workers

  • Professional individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Workers who are skilled in performing work that requires at least two years of applicable training, education or experience

EB-4 – Special Immigration

  • Ministers, priests and other religious employees or workers who are planning on working for a religious organization in a professional aspect
  • Translators
  • Certain US government employees

If you have questions or concerns about how you can get an employment-based green card, please contact an Orange County green card attorney at The Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman.

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