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Extraordinary Ability Green Card

nashville extraordinary ability green cardExtraordinary ability green cards (EB1) and nonimmigrant visas (O1, P2) are available for foreign nationals who have achieved recognition for outstanding achievement, and have demonstrated extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, athletics, business and education.  Applicants may be eligible for a green card based on EB1 extraordinary ability classification without a job offer or labor certification, and this visa includes family members.   To obtain an extraordinary ability classification for a green card, the applicant must have a level of expertise indicative of a leader in their field, and their work must continue to substantially benefit the United States.

Turner Law Offices, P.C. has developed specialized skills in representing clients and families seeking a green card based on extraordinary ability, and our process simplifies the complex application process to obtain certification for an extraordinary ability immigrant visa; we get it right the first time!

To qualify for the EB1 extraordinary ability green card, the applicant must demonstrate extraordinary ability in their respective field.  The extraordinary ability green card permits the applicant to enter the United States and continue working in their field.  The following is a partial list of demonstrating extraordinary ability:

  • Received a Nobel Prize
  • Received lesser nationally or internationally recognized achievements or recognition for excellence in field of expertise;
  • Membership in an association requiring outstanding achievement of its members based on national or international experts;
  • Performed in a leading or critical role in organizations that have a distinguished reputation in the field;
  • Published works in professional or major trade publications about the individual;
  • Judged the work of others in the field;
  • Received high salary received in relation to salaries of others in the field; or
  • Commercial success in the performing arts.

Department of Homeland Security Criteria Chart

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