EB1 or NIW Petition

Criteria for filing an EB1 or NIW petition

Clear copy of all college diplomas or degrees
Clear copy of college transcripts or mark sheets
Clear copy of education evaluation, if applicable
Clear copy of entire passport (including blank pages and front and back covers)
Clear copy of I-94 card CLEARLY showing last date of entry into the U.S. (if stamp is faint, please specify date of entry and port of entry)
Current resume
Copy of employment contract or appointment letter for full-time permanent, tenure, or tenure-track position
Dates of prior stays in the U.S. on either an H, F, L or J visa
Copy of all H-1 approval notices (if you have ever been in H-1b status)
Copy of I-20 documentation and employment authorization card (if you have been in F-1 status)
Current address, phone number, fax number and e-mail address
Copy of most recent pay stub
Social Security Number
List of any National or International Awards received for outstanding achievements
List of memberships in any organizations which require outstanding achievements (merit based organizations, not dues based organizations)
Copies of any articles written by others in the media discussing you, your work, or your standing in the field
Proof of any reviewership, referee of scholarly articles, and/or service on an editorial board of a scholarly journal or other similar publication
Evidence of any original work (i.e. patents, trademarks, letters of recommendation from colleagues acknowledging you are the first in field to research new area)
Copies of scholarly articles published and citation index