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Case Introduction
Case No. IE-060
EB-2 Advanced Degree Professionals
Brief Introduction

Aliens who are members of the professions holding advanced degrees or their equivalent can apply for immigration under this category. A labor certification is required, and a job offer is also required. The job you apply for must require an advanced degree and you must possess such a degree or its equivalent (a baccalaureate degree plus 5 years progressive work experience in the field).

Through EB-2 immigration you may: reside permanently in the U.S., work in the U.S. Travel freely in and out of the U.S., and apply for dependant visas for your spouse and children below 21 years.
 

Things to Know
Qualification

Petitioner
1. The U.S. based employer offering the alien employment must provide full-time, permanent employment,
2. The Department of Labor must certify that US workers qualified for the job being offered are unavailable to fill the position,
3. The employer must be able to pay the alien’s salary,
4. The employer must intend for the alien to undertake the position.
 
Beneficiary
1. Alien must meet the minimum requirement for the job stated by the employer in the labor certification application,
2. Alien must possess an advanced degree as shown by a master's degree or its equivalent,
3. The equivalent of an advanced degree is either a U.S. baccalaureate or foreign equivalent degree followed by at least five years of progressive experience in the specialty,
4. The job experience required must be progressive in nature, such job experience is required in order to adequately perform the job duties for the position,
5. Alien must intend to undertake the position.
 

Filing Fee

The filing fee for Form I-140 is $580

Premium processing fee (optional) $1,225

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Service Details


1. Provide EB-2 Advanced Degree Professionals questionnaires for both employer and alien employee,
2. Provide supporting document checklist,
3. Review your personal qualifications,
4. Confirm that the EB-2 petition is appropriate,
5. Advise on how to prepare employer and alien employee’s documents
6. Prepare application forms,
7. Prepare attorney cover letter and employer’s supporting letter,
8. Submit your application with USCIS and keep your file,
9. Keep correspondence with USCIS,
10. Keep clients informed of the case status,
11. Provide online access to your case status,
12. Assist in response to Request for Evidence, if any.

Service Fee

$3,500
NOTE
This service fee is the basic reference price, which may be adjusted case by case.

Payment Methods
  • Wire Transfer
  • Check
  • Credit Card
Free Consultation

Free Consultation will provide the clients with answers to general questions, for example, what is the priority date of EB-3 Free Consultation should NEITHER be regarded as legal advice nor analysis on certain cases NOR confirmation of attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice or analysis on your case, please choose the Attorney Consultation service.

Attorney Consultation

$300 per hour(charging by hours includes time consumed by reviewing relevant documents, starting charge from an hour).