Right now, for example, the spouse and children of a female employment-based immigrant who comes to the U.
What does EB stand for?
EB stands for Employment-Based Immigrant
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We have 43 other meanings of EB in our Acronym Attic
- Electronics Bay
- Electronics Boutique
- Electronics Box
- Elektronische Berichterstattung (German: Electronic Reporting)
- Elementary Body
- Embryoid Body
- Emergency Bulletin
- Emissions Balancing
- Employee Benefit(s)
- Employee Bonus
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It will exempt certain categories of persons from the employment-based Green Card cap, including dependents of employment-based immigrant visa recipients, US STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) advance degree holders, persons with extraordinary ability and outstanding professors and researchers.
Eighty-three percent of diversity immigrants and 31 percent of employment-based immigrants were uninsured.
Another recommendation included in both the PACE-Education and immigration reform legislation is to exempt "aliens who have earned an advanced degree in science, technology, engineering, or math and have been working in a related field" from annual numerical limitations that are placed on employment-based immigrants.
It also set annual limits on the number of visas for permanent residence to be issued for each category: * 226,000 visas for family-sponsored immigrants * 140,000 visas for employment-based immigrants * 55,000 visas for self-sponsored immigrants The Immigration Act of 1990 also continued a "quota" system that limits immigration from any single country or geographic area.
As a naturalized citizen of Chinese ancestry with extensive professional experience preparing family- and employment-based immigrant petitions, I am disappointed over the lack of will in Washington to reduce legal immigration.