EB-3 and H-1B are different. EB-3 is an immigrant visa and no you cannot adjust when you have the 2 year home rule unless you obtain a waiver from the US State Department. Yes you can change status to H-1B from J-1 if you have the 2 year home rule, since this is another non-immigrant status but later you cannot than apply for EB-3 unless you obtain waiver or go home for 2 years.
Not clear on the question..steps would be J1 to H1B to EB3.
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You cannot qualify for either an H-1B visa or a green card without getting a J waiver. However, there may be other alternatives for you if you qualify. For instance, an O-1 visa or an F-1 visa or an E-2 visa.
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