Second Preference Workers (EB-2 workers with advanced degrees or exceptional ability):
A petition for a foreign professional holding an advanced degree may be filed when the job requires an advanced degree (beyond the baccalaureate) and the alien possesses such a degree or the equivalent. Alternatively, the alien may have a bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) years of experience. The petition must include documentation, such as an official academic record showing that the alien has a U.S. advanced degree or a foreign equivalent degree, or an official academic record showing that the alien has a U.S. baccalaureate degree or a foreign equivalent degree and letters from current or former employers showing that the alien has at least 5 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in the specialty.In order to be classified as having exceptional ability in the sciences, arts, or business, the individual must provide documentation of three of the following:
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