Permanent Residence (Green Card) Through Employment

PERM (Labor Certification)

The Law Firm of Craig J. Peterson L.L.C. helps employers in Minneapolis, St. Paul and nationwide, evaluate whether a position is suitable for Permanent Labor Certification (PERM) and assist with every step of the PERM process. We encourage you to con… Read More

I-140 Petitions

The I-140 Petition for Alien Worker is used for both employer-sponsored and self-sponsored positions. The procedure and the timing of obtaining a green card through employment with the I-140 Petition varies depending on the type of position and requi… Read More

EB-1A Extraordinary Ability and EB-1B Outstanding Professor / Researcher

EB-1 petitions are intended for the most highly qualified foreign nationals. These petitions have two distinct advantages over most other employment-based immigrant petitions. First, no labor certification (PERM) is required for EB-1 petitions. Secon… Read More

EB-1C Multinational Manager or Executive

The Multinational Manager or Executive EB-1C visa allows international companies to transfer executives and managers to the U.S. as permanent residents. The EB-1C requires that the worker have at least a year’s experience in an executive or manager… Read More

EB-2 National Interest Waiver

A National Interest Waiver (NIW) petition is an appealing option for those who qualify, to petition for legal permanent residence. A National Interest Waiver (NIW) petition requests that the PERM (Labor Certification) requirement be waived for the sa… Read More