Too often individuals keen upon applying for EB1A think they must have a specific number of publications or citations before moving forward. This is a complete misconception and misunderstanding of the law. EB1A is equally available for one who is a successful entrepreneur as it is for one who is a research scientist. The key Silmi Law’s successful work in the EB1A category is a focus on the plain language of the statute. Our firm places laser focus on making sure our clients, who hail from all walks of life, understand and appreciate that as of the date of submitting their petition for EB-1A classification, they demonstrate (1) they have been recognized for sustained national or international acclaim in their field, (2) they will benefit prospectively the United States, and (3) they will continue to work in their field of endeavor upon entering or remaining permanently in the United States.
Replace Things to know when applying for EB1A with Tips to make your EB1A petition a success:
- Prove your case with extensive documentation
- Letters alone should not form the cornerstone of a successful case for EB1A
- Be logical and think about qualitative evidence
- Have an experienced guide to help you through the process