Employment-based, second preference immigrant visa-Eb-2 Visa is eligible for a member of the professions holding an advanced degree or its equivalent, or a foreign national who has exceptional ability in the field of science, art, or business.
In simple words, it allows people to reside in the U.S permanently if they hold an advanced degree or have exceptional abilities.
Labor certification is needed and depending on an individual’s category, basic criteria must be met.
Types of people on Eb-2 visas are:
- Individuals holding an advanced degree or their equivalent
- Individuals possessing exceptional abilities in science, arts, or business
- Through national interest waiver without an employer