Extraordinary Ability

In order to qualify for the EB1A, you must prove each of the following

  • Sustained international/national acclaim for your achievements
  • You will continue to work in your field in the United States
  • You and your work will benefit the Unites States

You must also prove, receipt of noteworthy one-time achievement (Nobel Prize, Olympic Gold Medal, Oscar, etc.) or you meet at least three of the Extraordinary Ability criteria below:

  • Receipt of lesser national or international prizes or awards for excellence in your field
  • Membership in an association that requiere outstanding achievement in the field
  • Published material about you and your work in professional trade journals/major media
  • Your participation as a judge of the work of others in the same/related field
  • Evidence of original contributions of major significance in your field
  • Authorship of scholarly articles in the field – published in professional journals or other major media.
  • Evidence that your work has been displayed at artistic exhibitions or showcases
  • Performance in a significant role for organizations/establishments with a distinguished reputation
  • Receipt of a salary or remuneration higher then is usual in the field
  • Commercial success in the performing arts, shown by box office receipts, sales records, CD, or video sales
  • Other comparable evidence if above types of evidence do not readily apply to your occupation



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ILOHB specializes in advocating for clients in unique fields of work with diverse backgrounds. We have worked with experts and researcher from myriad fields, including chemical engineering, nanotechnology, plant pathology, as well as sociology, and psychology. ILOHB has worked with clients from across the country and around the world, building cases and maintaining communication through constant contact via email and phone calls.

ILOHB prides itself in years of experience and high success rates in these I-140 categories, hosting an approval rating of 95% in EB1A applicants, a 99% in EB2-NIW applications, and a 100% success rate in EB1B’s. ILOHB has filed more than 500 cases with a success rate of 98%.

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