Employment-Based Immigration: Permanent Residence ("Green Card")

Employment Based Green Card Attorney in Orlando

Employment-based immigration allows foreign nationals who have skills and talents needed in the United States to obtain lawful permanent residence ("green card"). The employment based immigrant classifications are divided into five categories:

  1. First Preference - Priority Workers – includes individuals with 'extraordinary ability', 'outstanding professors and researchers' and 'certain multinational executives and managers of multinational companies.'
  2. Second Preference - Professionals holding advanced degrees or those persons with exceptional ability in arts, sciences or business are classified as aliens of extraordinary abilities.
  3. Third Preference - Professionals, skilled and unskilled workers. Foreign nationals who are professional holding Bachelor's Degrees, skilled workers performing labor requiring at least two years training or experience and unskilled workers. Only 10,000 visas per year are available for the unskilled workers. A labor certification is required for all third preference immigrants.
  4. Fourth Preference - Special Immigrants. Foreign nationals who are ministers, religious workers and certain other special immigrants.
  5. Fifth Preference - Employment Creation. Foreign nationals who invest $1,000,000.00 ($500,000.00 in some locations) in a job-creating enterprise in the United States. No labor certification is required.

Contact The Law Offices of Suzanne E. Vazquez

Feel free to contact our Immigration Law Firm to determine if you qualify under the above described categories and what steps are necessary to apply for Permanent Residency, commonly called "Green Card", under your circumstances. If you want to apply for an employment based immigrant visa call us during office hours at (407) 674-6968. You may also call us at 813-400-0055 to make an appointment at our Tampa location. If you have an emergency after office hours please call us at (407) 925-2554 and we will contact you shortly. If you would like to reach us through email please send us your request at info@ImmigrationHelpToday.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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