EB 3 Green Card - Unskilled Workers

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Foreigners who are the unskilled worker and wish to work in the United States can apply for EB3 Green card unskilled worker (other workers) visa which grants direct permanent residence in the United States.

The unskilled (other) workers subcategory is for persons performing unskilled labour requiring less than 2 years training or experience, not of a temporary or seasonal nature.

To be eligible for this visa:

You must be capable, at the time the petition is filed on your behalf, of performing unskilled labour (requiring less than 2 years training or experience), that is not of a temporary or seasonal nature, for which qualified workers are not available in the United States

Note: Labor certification and a permanent, full-time job offer required

You can bring your spouse and kids along.


Application Process:


  • Your employer (petitioner) must file a Form I-140, Petition for Alien Worker.

  • As part of the application process, your employer must be able to demonstrate an ability to pay the offered wage as of your visa priority date.

  • Your employer may use an annual report, federal income tax return, or audited financial statement to demonstrate an ability to pay your wage.

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DURATION

Lifelong Month(s)

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CITIZENSHIP

60 Month(s)

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FEES

Variable

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P. RESIDENCY

2 Month(s)

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COMPLEXITY

Low

Eligibility Requirements for EB 3 Green Card - Unskilled Workers

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be capable, at the time the petition is filed on your behalf, of performing unskilled labor (requiring less than 2 years training or experience)
  • Your employer needs to demonstrate an ability to pay the offered wage
  • You need a Labor certification and a permanent, full-time job offer from an employer in the United States
  • You must be in good health
  • You must be of good character

Document Requirements for EB 3 Green Card - Unskilled Workers

17 Document Required

  • Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
  • Copy of the Form I-797, Approval or Receipt Notice, for the Form I-140 filed on your behalf (unless you are filing your Form I-485 together with the Form I-140)
  • Form I-485 Supplement J, to confirm that the job offered to you in Form I-140 remains a bona fide job offer that you intend to accept once your Form I-485 is approved
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Copy of your government-issued identity document with photograph
  • Copy of your birth certificate
  • Copy of your passport page with nonimmigrant visa (if applicable)
  • Copy of your passport page with admission or parole stamp (issued by a U.S. immigration officer) (if applicable)
  • Copy of Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record, or copy of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) admission or parole stamp on the travel document (if applicable)
  • Proof that you have continuously maintained a lawful status since arriving in the U.S. (or that you are exempt under INA 245(k))
  • Form I-864, Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A of the INA (only if your Form I-140 petition was filed by a relative who is a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record (you may submit this form together with Form I-485 or later, such as by mail when we request it or in person at your interview, if any)
  • Certified police and court records of all criminal charges, arrests, or convictions regardless of final disposition (if applicable)
  • Form I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (if applicable)
  • Form I-212, Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the United States After Deportation or Removal (if applicable)
  • Documentation of past or present J-1 or J-2 nonimmigrant status (if applicable), including proof of compliance with or a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement under INA 212(e)
  • Form I-485 Supplement A, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i) (if applicable)

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