For individuals who are members of the professionals hold an advanced degree or its equivalent, or individuals have bachelor’s degrees with at least 5 years of working experience in the profession, and for persons with exceptional ability in the fields of sciences, arts, or business.
The occupational categories and requirements for EB-2 are listed below:
Note: EB-2 petitions must generally be accompanied by an approved individual labor certification from the Department of Labor on Form ETA-750. The U.S. employer needs to file a Form I-140 for the alien worker.
Family of EB-2 Visa Holders
The spouse and children under the age of 21 of the EB-2 visa holder may be admitted to the United States in E-21 and E-22 immigrant status, respectively. The spouse is also eligible to file for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) during the process of applying for permanent resident status (status as a green card holder).
For more information about Employment-Based Immigrant visa, you may check U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ web page: