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Tag: EB-3 Visas

  • Green Card Backlogs & the Visa Bulletin: Breaking Down the Basics for Employment-based Applicants

    When you’re told you are subject to a green card backlog, especially in the context of employment-based immigration, it means there is a delay or wait time before you will receive your physical green card. The U.S. limits the number of employment-based green cards issued each year, and the backlog occurs because the demand for […]
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  • NIW vs. PERM Labor Certification: Differences, Pros & Cons

    If you’re considering applying for an employment-based green card, you may wonder what the differences are between the PERM labor certification process and the National Interest Waiver (NIW). The two processes are designed to meet different criteria. Generally, applying for either an EB-2 or EB-3 visa requires a specific job offer and a PERM labor […]
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  • Understanding Unskilled Workers Under the EB-3 Visa Category

    An Employment-Based, Third Preference (EB-3) immigrant visa allows individuals to work and live in the United States on a permanent basis. Within the EB-3 visa category, there are three subcategories: professional workers, skilled workers, and unskilled workers. All three EB-3 subcategories require obtaining labor certification, proof of a permanent, full-time job offer from a U.S. […]
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