EB2 NIW lawyer

Experts in the National Interest Waiver

We specialize in EB2 NIW visas. 12+ years of experience

Visa Approved or Money Back. Terms apply

We assist in building your profile and obtaining evidence

Flexible payment plans available

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Young female successful E1 visa immigrant with orange sweater and dark hair explaining that the flexible playment plan helped her pay her fees while she was becoming and actress.
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EB2 NIW visa explained

What is the EB2 NIW visa?

What is the EB2 NIW?

What is the EB2 NIW?

National Interest Waiver

Visa category

Visa duration

Relatives/Spouses

Timeline

Government fees

Permanent residency or Green Card

10 years permanent residency

Spouses and children can get a green card with you

Step 1 "I-140 petition"
45 business days under premium or 12-18 months under regular process

Step 2 "I-485 Adjustment of Status"

For most countries ~12-24 mo (depends on the visa bulletin)

- I-140: $700 + premium processing (optional, $2805)

- I-485: $1,225

Permanent residency or Green Card

Visa category

10 years permanent residency

Visa duration

Relatives/Spouses

Spouses and children can get a green card with you

Step 1 "I-140 petition"
45 days under premium or up to 1 year under regular process

Step 2 "I-485 Adjustment of Status"

For most countries ~12-24 mo (depends on the visa bulletin)

Timeline:

- I-140: $700 + premium processing (optional, $2805)

- I-485: $1,225

Government fees

Who is EB2 NIW visa for?

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Entrepreneurs
and Founders

executives and managers visas
executives and managers visas

Executives and managers

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Software engineer immigrant photo

Software engineers, data scientists and designers

Artists looking to immigrate to the US
Artists looking to immigrate to the US

Artists, actors, creators

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Inventors / Engineers

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a journalist immigrant photo

Journalists, editors, TV hosts

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Smiling doctor immigrant

Medical professionals and doctors

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Exceptional ability scientist in a lab immigration

Scientists, professors, researchers

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Musicians immigration services man with a guitar

Musicians

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2 men and a woman smiling looking happy after getting perm labor certification

Entrepreneurs
and Founders

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Three smiling women walking through an office hallway enjoying time together at work after meeting EB1 visa criteria

Executives and managers

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Two men with microphones and ear phones discussing information on a podcast in an office.

Journalists, editors, TV hosts

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A middle aged woman with short hair and a lapcoat smiling at the camera after her O1 status check.

Medical professionals and doctors

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A man with visa approval in a black tshirt making music on a keyboard wearing headphone in a cozy lit room.

Musicians

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Engineer in an orange shirt and glasses smiling while working at his computer.

Inventors / Engineers

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A male and a female scientist working together in a lab looking through a microscope.

Scientists, professors, researchers

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Two men working together on a laptop laughing and enjoying themselves after getting a green card visa.

Software engineers, data scientists and designers

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A middle aged woman enjoying her time painting in a windowsill with fresh flowers after finishing eb1 processing time

Artists, actors, creators

EB2 NIW visa requirements

The Applicant

The Applicant

Advanced Degree (Master’s Degree or foreign equivalent)

- or -

Exceptional Ability. You must be able to show evidence of at least 3 out of 6 below:

Degree or similar award relating to your area of exceptional ability

10+ years of full-time experience in your occupation

A license/certification for your profession or occupation

Exceptionally high salary

Membership in a professional association(s)

Prizes, Awards, or other Recognition for your achievements

The project must be of national interest

The project must be of national interest

This is a separate requirement from having exceptional ability or a Master's degree and must be satisfied independently.

Your work or project benefits your field, industry, or the US as a whole

In simple terms that means that whatever you do will benefit the country, your field or industry more broadly than just your company or you.

You are well positioned to execute on this project
Means that you have the right background and skills to deliver on that project. The government wants to ensure that not only your project is great, but that you’re the right person to do it.

Want to know if you might qualify?

Want to know if you might qualify?

Pass our free initial self-assessment quiz. Takes less than 5 minutes

EB2 NIW timeline

EB2 NIW timeline

Step-by-Step

Step 2: Case Preparation

Step 2: Case Preparation

We will work with you to prepare your visa application, evidence, proof of qualification and document translations. Our team will guide you every step along the way from start to finish.

Step 4: Adjustment of Status

Step 4: Adjustment of Status

If your petition is approved, we will move to the second step of filing for the adjustment of status done under form I-485.

Step 1: Initial evaluation

Step 1: Initial evaluation

Our team will help you better understand if you qualify. We may conduct a preliminary review your package before taking your case. We only take cases that we believe we can win.

Step 3: Petition filing

Step 3: Petition filing

Our legal work can be done quickly and mostly depends on how quickly you are able to provide documents to us.

Step 5: Green Card

Step 5: Green Card

If your adjustment of status is approved, you will receive your Green Card by mail. We will keep you informed of all the news/updates related to your case and petition.

Step 2: Case Preparation

We will work with you to prepare your visa application, evidence, proof of qualification and document translations. Our team will guide you every step along the way from start to finish.

Step 4: Adjustment of Status

If your petition is approved, we will move to the second step of filing for the adjustment of status done under form I-485.

Step 1: Initial evaluation

Our team will help you better understand if you qualify. We may conduct a preliminary review your package before taking your case. We only take cases that we believe we can win.

Step 3: Petition filing

Our legal work can be done quickly and mostly depends on how quickly you are able to provide documents to us.

Step 5: Green Card

If your adjustment of status is approved, you will receive your Green Card by mail. We will keep you informed of all the news/updates related to your case and petition.

EB2 NIW lawyer fee

Transparent prices, with no hidden fees

Dedicated personal immigration guide

No hourly rates. Unlimited lawyer support from start to finish

Flexible payment plans up to 6 months

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Money Back Guarantee. Terms apply

Price

Standard Plan

Upfront

$7,995

or

Payment plan

$1,333

per mo / 6 months

Money Back Plan

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Visa approved or money back

Upfront

$10,975

or

Payment plan

$1,829

per mo / 6 months

Standard Plan

Dedicated personal immigration guide

No hourly rates. Unlimited lawyer support from start to finish

Flexible payment plans up to 6 months

Recommendation letters drafting by attorney

Money Back Guarantee. Terms apply

Upfront

$7,995

or

Payment plan

$1,333

per mo/6 months

Money Back Plan

most popular

Dedicated personal immigration guide

No hourly rates. Unlimited lawyer support from start to finish

Flexible payment plans up to 6 months

Recommendation letters drafting by attorney

Money Back Guarantee. Terms apply

Upfront

$10,975

or

Payment plan

$1,829

per mo/6 months

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Hi Ariel, Just wanted to say THANK YOU for an amazing service and assistance with this case. It started a year ago, and now after all those months, I can relax (at least from this aspect). Just to share with you that it was one of the biggest administration challenges I need to complete as part of the company's Reset. Thank you again

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Alex, Ukraine

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Manifest has the best attorneys I've ever hired, they and their team are always professional and quick response, they helped me get my EB2 Green Card and make our family dream come to true finally, I'll recommend them to anyone who have immigration issues.

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Daliah was recommended to my husband and me by an executive at the company we both work for, and she was very helpful as we prepared for my husband's K1 visa to immigrate to the United States. She provided Certified English Translations for my husband's Israeli documents, including court records. She met with us and helped us organize our documentation and navigate the visa process.

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Hi Ariel, Just wanted to say THANK YOU for an amazing service and assistance with this case. It started a year ago, and now after all those months, I can relax (at least from this aspect). Just to share with you that it was one of the biggest administration challenges I need to complete as part of the company's Reset. Thank you again

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Manifest has the best attorneys I've ever hired, they and their team are always professional and quick response, they helped me get my EB2 Green Card and make our family dream come to true finally, I'll recommend them to anyone who have immigration issues.

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Inderjit Gujarat, India

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Daliah was recommended to my husband and me by an executive at the company we both work for, and she was very helpful as we prepared for my husband's K1 visa to immigrate to the United States. She provided Certified English Translations for my husband's Israeli documents, including court records. She met with us and helped us organize our documentation and navigate the visa process.

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