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EB-2: Advanced Degree Holder/Exceptional Ability/ National Interest Waiver

Jain Law Group can help individuals wishing to apply for an EB-2 visa. In order to be eligible for an EB-2 visa, you must be in a profession and hold an advanced degree or an equivalent or be a foreign national with exceptional abilities. The requirements and details of the EB-2 visa are listed below:

Advanced Degree Holders

In order to apply for an EB-2 visa as an advanced degree holder, you must hold a master's degree or its equivalent. A bachelor's degree plus five years of work experience in the related field may qualify for an EB-2 visa.

Those With Exceptional Abilities

In order to apply for an EB-2 visa as a foreign national possessing an exceptional ability you must be able to demonstrate your ability in arts, science or business. The definition of exceptional ability used is a level of expertise which is significantly above that which is typically encountered in arts, science or business.

National Interest Waivers

In order to apply for an EB-2 visa as a foreign national with a national interest waiver typically requires a demonstration of exceptional ability of which will be beneficial to the United States. This includes a formal request for a waiver of the labor certification. As a national interest waiver, one does not require an employer for sponsorship and can self-petition.

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