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Multinational Manager or Executive

The EB-1C Visa targets management and executive level employees seeking permanent residency in the United States, also known as a Green Card.

 

It is an excellent option for business leaders from around the world wishing to relocate with their family to the United States.

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Eligibility

Your U.S. employer must file USCIS Form I-140, Petition for Alien Worker. As part of the application process, your employer must be able to demonstrate a continuing ability to pay the offered wage as of the priority date. 

 

Your employer may use an annual report, federal income tax return, or audited financial statement to demonstrate a continuing ability to pay your wage.

EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a qualifying relationship with a foreign company.

  • Must conduct business in the United States and in one other country.

    • The business may be done directly or through a subsidiary.

  • Must exist for at least one year in the United States.

EMPLOYEE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have been employed outside the United States with the related foreign company for 1 year in the preceding 3 years. 

    • The employment must have been in a managerial or executive capacity.

 

  • Must provide evidence that he/she is of managerial or executive capacity, for example:

    • Manage a function or a department of the organization

    • Supervise the work of others as well as hire and fire subordinates

    • Be able to control the daily activities and salaries of employees

 

  • Provide evidence that you have managerial or executive capacity:

    • Be able to direct managers in your organization

    • Make far-reaching decisions without substantial supervision

    • Establish large-scale goals and policies

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Applicant:

  • Evidence of permanent job offers from U.S. employers.

  • Ability to conduct business in an executive or managerial capacity.

  • Resume

  • Diploma

  • Confirmation documentation to verify the transfer

  • Affirmation of applicant’s managerial or executive position.

U.S. Employer

  • Business License 

  • Incorporation documents

  • Business plan

  • Organization charts

  • Accounting Reports (Audited Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cast Flow)

  • Description and letterhead of company business

  • Pictures of main office, factories, and buildings (Outside and inside)

  • Bank Statements

  • Organization Structure

  • Proof of business transactions

  • Articles of incorporation

  • Income taxes for the past 3 years

  • Lease of business location

  • Stock certificates

Green Card Process

STEP 1: YOUR U.S. EMPLOYER MUST FILE USCIS FORM I-140, PETITION FOR ALIEN WORKER

  • As part of the application process, your employer must be able to demonstrate a continuing ability to pay the offered wage as of the priority date.

  • Your employer may use an annual report, federal income tax return, or audited financial statement to demonstrate a continuing ability to pay your wage.

 

STEP 2: OUTSIDE THE U.S. YOU WILL NEED TO GO THROUGH CONSULAR PROCESSING

  • Make an appointment with the U.S. consulate or embassy in your home country and travel there for an interview with a consular officer.

  • You will need to complete the DS-260 online immigrant visa application and bring the printed confirmation page to your interview.

  • If the officer clears you, then you will be able to travel to the U.S. under legal permanent resident status. 

  • After a brief background check, the officer at the U.S. port of entry (border, seaport, or airport) will stamp your passport for entry.

  • Your EB-1C green card will be mailed to you shortly.

Contact

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