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EB-1 Priority Workers

Attorney Widman puts his clients first!

Known as one of the most difficult visas to become eligible for, the EB-1 visa is also extremely valuable for business professionals and highly qualified workers. The complex nature associated with the application process underscores the need to work with a skilled Cupertino immigration lawyer.

Attorney Widman's immigration firm in Santa Clara County is small but impactful. Clients are continually impressed by the results achieved by the legal team at the Law Offices of Timothy D. Widman. In your journey to become a lawful worker of the United States, retaining Attorney Widman should be your first priority.

Am I eligible for the EB-1 visa?

The EB-1 visa is also referred to as the "first preference immigration petition." Statistically, priority workers receive 28% of the employment-based visas released each year. Those who are eligible are given an excellent opportunity to further their career in the United States and make a difference in the lives of those they encounter.

This petition is reserved for those immigrants considered the most distinguished and proficient in their fields.

An applicant must belong to one of the three categories below:

  • Workers with extraordinary ability
  • Outstanding professors or researchers
  • Multinational managers or executives

Extraordinary ability is judged on a case-by-case basis, but typically means that the applicant has made remarkable strides in the sciences, education, arts, business, or athletics field. Professors and researchers must have at least three years of experience in their academic area. Those who apply under the final category must have been employed outside of the U.S. for at least three years.

Cupertino Business Immigration Lawyer with 20+ Years' Experience

Due to the high demand for work visas, it can take months and sometimes years to obtain success in becoming a lawful worker in the United States. The Cupertino immigration lawyer at the firm closely guides his clients through every phase of the immigration process and is committed to helping clients find permanent solutions to any obstacles that may arise. We are able to assist businesses and corporate entities in and around San Jose, Santa Clara, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Fremont, Milpitas, and surrounding areas.

He has received many acknowledgements for his pro bono work in immigration and brings years of experience in business litigation and immigration to every case that he is involved in. He has helped countless clients on their journey to permanent residency and citizenship.

If you are considering applying for an EB-1 visa, please do not hesitate to contact The Law Offices of Timothy D. Widman today!