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EB-2 and EB-3
Employment-Based Permanent Residence Petitiions
EB-2 and EB-3 are employment based permanent residence petitions. As with family-based immigration, the United Stated Congress has designated those employment-based groups to which it gives preference in immigrating to the US. All employment-based groups are subject to an overall numerical limitation. There are five employment-based preferences.

Second Employment-Based Preference (EB-2)
EB-2 Covers:
  1. Aliens of “exceptional ability” in the sciences, arts, or business; and
  2. Advanced-degree professionals.
Second Employment-Based Preference (EB-2)
EB-3 Covers:
  1. Professionals with bachelor’s degrees not qualifying for EB-2;
  2. Skilled workers (filling positions requiring at least two years of training and experience; and
  3. Unskilled workers.
A labor certification and an offer of employment are required.

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