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Upgrading to an EB1

Question:

I’m working for a global software company as a Director of User Experience. I’m on H1B visa with an approved I-140 on EB2 category. Director is a very senior role in the company reporting to a VP and commands a high pay.

I was wondering if I would be eligible for upgrade to EB1. I believe that there are other criteria EB1, apart from international manager (which I’m not), to be considered for EB1 application. Please let me know how could I make myself eligible for that category.

Answer: 

The categories to get into  EB1 category is either based on extraordinary ability (EB1A) or through multinational manager or executive, who came in as an intra company transfer from a company abroad (EB1C).  the link here provides a self-check on eligibility:

https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/permanent-workers/employment-based-immigration-first-preference-eb-1