Does Your Field Qualify for EB2-NIW?

Does My Field Qualify For EB2-NIW ?

Does My Field Qualify for EB2-NIW?

This is the million-dollar question. 

Does my field qualify for the Employment-Based Second Preference National Interest Waiver (EB2NIW) green card application category?

USCIS has clearly stated that EB2-NIW is for individuals who are exceptional in the fields of science, art, or business. This includes musicians, athletes, scientists, businessmen, consultants, physicians, pilots, professors, artists, nurses, economists, therapists, lawyers and many more. 

While it is relatively easy to show that one is exceptional, the national interest waiver requirement is a bit difficult for some individuals to prove.

To satisfy the EB2-NIW requirement, the petitioner must show;

  1. Evidence of advanced degree
  2. Evidence of exceptional ability
  3. Satisfy the requirement for National Interest Waiver (NIW)

Thankfully I self-petitioned for my green card under the Employment-Based Second Preference National Interest Waiver (EB2 – NIW) category without sponsors or the help of a lawyer. So I know a lot about this process.

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F-1 Visa to Green Card eBook

Evidence for exceptional ability (only 3 of the following is required)

  1. Official academic record showing that you have a degree, diploma, certificate, or similar award from a college, university, school, or other institution of learning relating to your area of exceptional ability
  2. Letters documenting at least 10 years of full-time experience in your occupation
  3. A license to practice your profession or certification for your profession or occupation
  4. Evidence that you have commanded a salary or other remuneration for services that demonstrates your exceptional ability
  5. Membership in a professional association(s)
  6. Recognition for your achievements and significant contributions to your industry or field by your peers, government entities, professional or business organizations
  7. Other comparable evidence of eligibility is also acceptable.

To satisfy the NIW requirement, you must show that;

  1. The proposed endeavor has both substantial merit and national importance
  2. You are well-positioned to advance the proposed endeavor and
  3. On balance, it will be beneficial for the United States to waive the job offer and labor requirements.

Lucky for you, my F-1 Visa to Green Card ebook has all the documents I submitted to satisfy the EB2-NIW requirements.

The F-1 Visa to Green Card ebook  contains sample documents in Microsoft word format, to help to get your application ready ASAP; recommendation letters, my original petition letter, cover letters, list of all documents submitted, CV and credentials, and many more.

F-1 Visa to Green Card eBook

In addition, USCIS has provided a link to a list of cases that were appealed including EB2NIW cases. I STRONGLY recommend you spend some time going through the cases. Find cases similar to yours, see what evidence was submitted and how you can tailor your petition for success.

Click on the link below to gain access to the eBook NOW.

Dr. Ozi

Dr. Ozi

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