Professionals with Advanced Degrees; Exceptional Ability in the Sciences, Arts, or Business
This visa category normally requires a job offer and labor certification. Labor certification requires the employer to go through a process to be sure that the foreign national will not be taking away a job from a qualified U.S. worker. The job offer and labor certification process is waived if it is shown that it is in the national interest of the United States to do so.
Professionals with Advanced Degrees
Exceptional Ability in the Sciences, Arts, or Business