EB-2 NIW: A Viable Path to Obtain a Green Card

- Oct/2018

For the last 22 years, HAYMAN-WOODWARD PLLC, the leading Immigration and Business Advisory firm based in Washington D.C., has played a key role in raising awareness to the existence and advantages of several visa types which bring qualified immigrants to the United States, which ultimately assist in boosting the US economy.

Many people have plans to live and work in the US, and to develop their careers and businesses in a country that offers the best professional opportunities in the world. However, there is often minimal information about how to achieve this transition within the bounds of the law. Many people mistakenly believe that even with a good academic and professional profile, they do not qualify to obtain an immigrant visa for the United States.

These people are unaware that the United States offers many opportunities to professionals with a solid academic background, proven work experience, and outstanding skills in their respective fields of expertise. There are currently 187 possible types of visas for the United States, and a great number of these visas are specifically created for qualified immigrants.

One of the possibilities to achieve legal permanent residency in the US is to apply for the EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) visa. This visa category leads to a Green Card for people with unique skills in their area of expertise or training. Professionals who possess more than five years of proven performance in business, arts and/or science segments fit this profile. Further, a job offer in the US is not required in order to qualify for this visa category. The EB-2 NIW is also one of the most financially accessible options for obtaining a Green Card.

Doctors, dentists, scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, educators, and athletes–just to name a few–qualify for this category and their contributions to the United States national interest can be readily demonstrated, thus fulfilling the necessary legal requirements and providing a path to permanent residency.

If you have plans to internationalize your investments, develop business, and begin your expatriation process, it is important to have a team of lawyers with proven experience, acting in several jurisdictions and accredited by their respective governments. Our highly specialized professionals possess the technical skills required to evaluate the best alternatives and meet your needs and expectations.

To know which immigration option best suits your profile and that of your family, in addition to knowing more about the many possible alternatives for your projects to develop successfully, talk to one of our expert attorneys. Schedule a consultation with HAYMAN-WOODWARD PLLC now.

Our attorneys will assist you in all the details of your expatriation, at all stages, including business development in the United States. For our law firm, each case is unique and is treated as such, with personalized and individualized solutions.

HAYMAN-WOODWARD PLLC is a Washington (D.C) based law firm, specializing in immigration and federal tax laws. All legal services are provided by duly-licensed attorneys in each jurisdiction.

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