EB-2 ALIENS WITH ADVANCED DEGREES OR EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY
This category is meant for specific special immigrants, including religious workers, physicians, armed forces members, Iraqi/Afghan Translators, amongst others.
The fourth preference category regards specific special immigrants. Special immigrants include:
- Iraqi/Afghan Translators
- Iraqis Who Have Assisted the United States
- International Organization Employees
- Armed Forces Members
- Panama Canal Zone Employees
- Retired NATO-6 Employees
- Spouses and Children of Deceased NATO-6 Employees
In general, the employer must submit a petition on the foreign employee’s behalf. However, there are certain situations where an applicant may self-petition.