Individuals applying for permanent residency under the EB-2 green cards National Interest Waiver (NIW) category are exempt from the general requirement for other EB-2s of a Labor Certification (PERM) from the Department of Labor, which is filed by the individual’s prospective employer. For these NIW cases, the general time consuming and expensive Labor Certification requirement is “waived” by demonstrating that the individual’s employment will substantially benefit the national interests of the U.S.
Learn more about EB-2 Green Cards - National Interest Waiver (NIW) in our EB-2 Green Card FAQs page.
Surowitz Immigration, P.C.’s EB-2 NIW attorneys have an accomplished history of favorable results in obtaining EB-2 green cards for our clients. If you have questions about obtaining a National Interest Waiver or would like more information, contact us today.