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The EB-1 visa category is an immigration pathway for foreign professionals with outstanding skills in their fields.
Securing this type of employment visa can be complicated. Aside from legal hurdles, the application process also involves stringent criteria that require exceptional achievements and comprehensive proof from applicants.
Proving your qualifications
EB-1 is for individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary

When the United States entered into the North American Free Trade Agreement, special economic relationships were established with Canada and Mexico. To make it easier for Canadian and Mexican citizens to engage in professional business activities in the United States, a new kind of nonimmigrant visa was introduced. Occupations that could qualify for the new

The H-1B visa, a critical path for skilled professionals aiming to work in the United States, underwent significant changes this year that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) argues will increase the integrity of the H-1B lottery system and preserve fairness among the many applicants vying for a limited number of H-1B visas.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is the federal agency tasked with administering lawful immigration in the United States. It handles petitions for naturalization and permanent residency and adjudicates asylum claims. The agency is also responsible for issuing family and employment-based visas. By the end of the 2022 fiscal year, the USCIS processing backlog had surpassed