Winning Back-to-Back Approvals for EB-1A (Extraordinary Ability) and EB-1B (Outstanding Researcher)

2021-07-14T16:30:23+00:00Jul 14, 2021|

By Matthew Snyder, Esq. Of the employment-based immigrant visa categories, the First Preference category has a certain sense of mystique and fascination. Intentionally, the USCIS regulations sets the bar very high for this employment based category.  For the EB-1A, which does not require an offer of employment, or labor certification, the USCIS suggests the following [...]

Shakuntala Devi – An Extraordinary Ability Alien

2013-04-23T13:33:54+00:00Apr 23, 2013|

I read with sadness the passing of Shakuntala Devi (November 4, 1929 – April 21, 2013); India’s ‘human computer’ was accorded Permanent Resident status by US Immigration in 1996, but not without a tough Request for Evidence (RFE) and a bit of dallying. I met Devi on a summer afternoon when she dropped by to [...]

My Immigration Wishlist

2013-03-08T18:31:07+00:00Mar 8, 2013|

This morning I sat down to read the history and progress being made on Comprehensive Immigration Reform. After I had finished, I realized there were a number of areas in Business Immigration where I would like to see immigration reform and change. I started to list them and felt it would be best to share [...]

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