One of the ways a foreign national (alien) can become a permanent resident is through a permanent employment opportunity in the United States. There are five employment-based preference categories.
EB4 Green Card
Each month, the Visa Office subdivides the annual preference and foreign state limitations specified by the INA into monthly allotments based on totals of documentarily qualified immigrant visa applicants reported at consular posts and CIS Offices, grouped by foreign state chargeability, preference category, and priority date. If there are sufficient numbers in a particular category to satisfy all reported documentarily qualified demand, the category is considered "Current." For example: If the monthly allocation target is 3,000 and there is only demand for 1,000 applicants, the category w
If USCIS conducts an on-site inspection as a condition of approving an EB-4 immigrant petition, what will this involve?
The on-site inspection may include the following:
1. A tour of the organization’s facilities and, if appropriate, the organization’s headquarters or satellite location;
2. An interview with the organization’s officials;
3. A review of the organization’s records related to compliance with immigration laws and regulations; and
4. A visit to the locations where the applicant will work or live.
Eligibility and Filing
To qualify as an EB-4 special immigrant religious worker, you must be a member of a religious denomination that has a non-profit religious organization in the United States. You must have been a member of this religious denomination for at minimum two years before applying for admission to the United States. Furthermore, you must be entering the United States to work:
As a minister or priest of the religious denomination;
The fee schedule for EB-4 (fees are payable by personal or corporate checks)is as follows:
|1.||Legal Fees (for our Office):
$5,400 payable at the commencement of the case
|.||Filing Fees (to the USCIS): Single Applicant|
Federal Express Expenses: approximately $300 -$400
The employment-based fourth preference (EB-4) visa limits have been reached for fiscal year 2016 for special immigrant