Minnesota Exceptional Ability Attorney

The EB2 Exceptional Ability Visa grants permanent residency and a Green Card. To qualify, a prospective immigrant to the U.S. must show an exceptional ability in the arts, business, or sciences. There is also a requirement that the applicant has a current job offer of employment in the U.S.

Our EB2 attorneys at Tarshis Cody PLC will explain the USCIS regulation at CFR 204.5(k)(2) which defines what exceptional ability actually means. Call for an initial free consultation now at 952-361-5556 .

General Information – Exceptional Ability

The petitioner in addition to the requirements already noted must provide at least 3 of the following:

  • Official academic records confirming a certificate, degree, diploma, etc. from an accredited institution of learning related to the skills of the petitioner.
  • A letter from an employer attesting that the petitioner has a minimum of ten years full time experience in the occupation in which (s)he is claiming expertise.
  • Proof of license to practice in the designated profession or occupation.
  • Proof that the petitioner has received payment or remuneration demonstrating exceptional abilities.
  • Evidence that the petitioner has a membership in a professional organization; or
  • Evidence of achievement and important contributions in the industry as recognized by peers, a government institution, or professional organization.

If a petitioner is unable to provide the required proof of exceptional abilities, an employer may submit similar evidence that establishes these abilities.

It is important to discuss the petitioner’s personal circumstances with an experienced attorney. Tarshish Cody PLC will schedule a free initial consultation. We welcome your call today at 952-361-5556 (or fill out the free case evaluation form below) to help you through the legal issues of your Exceptional Ability case.

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