Among this process there are five (5) preference categories through which an individual can seek to live and work permanently in the United States.
Each employment-based category has its own requirements, conditions, and proceedings. Those individuals who seek to immigrate based on their job skills must meet the skills, education and/or work experience that each category requires.
To mention some of the professionals and non-skill workers who might obtain their permanent residence are: artists, researchers, cultural exchange participants, information technology specialists, religious workers, investors, scientists, athletes, nurses, agricultural workers and employees within the construction, landscaping, restaurant industry or many others.
EB-1B: Preference for outstanding professors or researchers
EB-1C: Preference for multinational executives and managers