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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.

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.

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