For Manager & Director
An Overview of EB-1C Visa
Who can Qualify for EB-1C Visa?
Requirements for EB-1C Visa
Documents Required for EB-1C Visa
This visa is for intracompany transfers where an employee is migrating from an associated foreign entity to the United States Company. L-1 visas are classified into two categories –
These types of nonimmigrant visas are for executives and managers. It allows an employer in the United States to send a manager or executive from one of its affiliated offices abroad to one of its US offices. To qualify for this visa, an employer must be currently doing or will do business as an employer in the US or at least one another nation directly or via a qualifying firm for the time of the stay of beneficiary in the US as an L-1. Also, an employer must have a qualifying relationship with a foreign organization.
To qualify for an L-1A visa, an employee must have been working for a qualifying foreign company for regular one year within 3 years just after preceding admission to the US. He or she should seek to reach the US to offer service in a managerial or executive capacity for a branch of one of its qualifying firms or the same employer.
These types of nonimmigrant visas are for employees with dedicated knowledge. It allows US employers to transfer their employees with specialized knowledge of the interest of the organization from one of its affiliated offices abroad to one of its offices in the US.
To qualify for an L-1B visa, an employer must have a qualifying relationship with a company abroad and must be doing or will do business as an employer in the US or at least one another nation directly. An employer must be doing business through a qualifying company for the duration of stay of the beneficiary in the US as an L-1.
The named employee will qualify if he or she has been working for a qualifying company abroad for 1 regular year within 3 years preceding his admission to the US. He must be looking for an entry in the US to provide services in a specialized knowledge capacity to one of the qualifying companies or a branch of the same employer.
EB-1C Visa Process
Green Cards – EB-1 Multinational
EB-1 Green Card requires a higher standard for qualification than an L-1A visa. An employee must be an executive or a manager abroad in the United States. For an L-1 visa, an employee just requires sponsorship for these two positions in the US rather than having held those positions overseas. Also, an employee needs to be supervised in the US or have been supervised abroad. The executive or a manager should not be considered a front-line manager.