The application process for a EB-1 Visa is an immigrant green card petition for Aliens
with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics. The EB-1 application grants Aliens with extraordinary abilities to obtain permeant residence within the United States.
EB-1 Visa Timeline:
EB-1 6 months time line if you submit together, or it can be 1.5 years.
Forms: I-140 and I-485
If the case if very strong you do it together.
If you are not sure how strong is the case, you do them separately. Do both and get faster the combo card - which is your employment and travel authorization card.
This is how a Combo card looks like:
Once I-140 gets approved then automatically USCIS is processing the I-485 - it takes 6 months.
60 days later you get the combo card.
After 6 months it a green card for 10 years.
- Questionnaire and sign up
- Pre papers
- Medical check
- Finger print
- 3-7 months or 14 days premium