Below is a FAQ on one entrepreneur visa option, the Employment Based Second Preference (EB2) Immigrant Visa category known as the National Interest Waiver (NIW). USCIS has stated that it is broadening its interpretations of the National Interest Waiver to accommodate entrepreneurs who want to build businesses and create jobs in the US, since entrepreneur visa options are often limited for a variety of reasons. more »
The National Interest Waiver (NIW) green card may be an option for members of the professions holding an advanced degree or its equivalent, or for individuals with Exceptional Ability in the Sciences, Arts or Business who can show that their work is in the national interest.
On December 27, 2016, the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) established a new framework for National Interest Waiver (NIW) petitions.
Physicians in pursuit of lawful permanent residence in the US may be exempt from the PERM labor certification process if they meet requirements for the Physician National Interest Waiver (Physician NIW) green card category. Both primary care physicians and certain specialists may qualify. more »
The information below from the March 2018 Visa Bulletin summarizes “Application Final Action Dates” and “Dates for Filing Applications.” These indicate when the Visa Office should notify immigrant visa applicants to assemble and submit required documentation with regard to Employment-Based Priority Dates (FB). more »