First Preference: EB1 Visa Priority WorkersThere are approximately 40,000 EB1 Visas made available by the United States Congress each year. Applicants for EB1 Visas do not require the process of labor certification (PERM), however a strong showing that the applicant is one of the following is required:
- Worker of extraordinary ability in the arts, business, science, education, or athletics;
- Outstanding University Professor or Researcher; or
- Transferring Executive or Manager of a multinational company.