Can I apply for EB2 if I am outside of the US ? How long does the process take , since I am currently living in Europe ?

Asked about 1 year ago - Chicago, IL

Is it possible to apply as Eb2 , since I am a dental hygienist , with 10 years of experience. European citizen . How long does it take , the whole process? I am obligated to work for the same employer for more than 5 years ?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . An employer can sponsor you for a green card even though you are outside the U.S.

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  2. Stephen D. Berman

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    Answered . You cannot file your own EB2, you would need an employer. It is extremely unlikely that a dental hygienist requires a masters degree as a minimum requirement for entry into the job.

    The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an... more
  3. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . Talk to an immigraiton attorney. Many people use Skype for consultations. This may be the first, but not the last question you will have. Far from it.

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  4. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Yes, it is possible for an EMPLOYER to file an EB-2 for someone with a MASTERS DEGREE.

    Mr Segal is correct, you should have a Skype consultation with one of us.

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  5. Simone Rosemarie Coley

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    Answered . An employer can file for you outside the United States. Consult an experienced immigration attorney to determine if you meet the requirements for an EB2.

    Simone Coley, Bachand & Bachand; 855-422-2426. 189 State Street, Suite 100, Bridgeport, CT 06604.

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