Immigrant Petition Statistics for EB-1 Alien Worker (I-140) Category

Immigrant Petition Statistics for EB-1 Alien Worker (I-140) Category

United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) released its statistics for the Fiscal Year 2010-2011, relating to the immigrant classifications for alien’s with extraordinary ability, outstanding professors or researchers, and multinational executives or managers.

From January 2011 to July 20, 2011, the Nebraska Service Center received 840 applications for immigrants in the classification of aliens with extraordinary ability. It received many more applications for aliens filing in the category of multinational manager or executive, with 2,256 petitions in total. It also received 715 applications for immigrations in the classification of outstanding professor or researcher. Out of these applications, 408 were approved for the category of alien’s with extraordinary abilities (48.6% approval rate); 1,562 were approved for aliens who filed under the multinational manager or executive category (69.2% approval rate); and 594 were approved for aliens who filed as outstanding professors or researchers (83.1% approval rate).

The Texas Service Center also received numerous petitions in the period from January 2011 to July 20, 2011. During this time, the Texas Service Center received 3,237 applications for immigrants in the classification of aliens with extraordinary ability. Like the Nebraska Service Center, it also received many more applications for aliens filing in the category of multinational manager or executive, with 4,888 petitions in total. It also received 1,856 applications for immigrations in the classification of outstanding professor or researcher. Out of these applications, 1,703 were approved for the category of alien’s with extraordinary abilities (52.6% approval rate); 2,808 were approved for aliens who filed under the multinational manager or executive category (57.4% approval rate); and 1,673 were approved for aliens who filed as outstanding professors or researchers (88.2% approval rate).

For 2011 thus far, all USCIS services centers have received a total of 13,794 petitions. Of these, 8,712 were approved, 1,998 were denied, and 4,401 Requests for Evidence were issued.

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