Decluttering EB-2 to EB-3 downgrade


The U.S. Department of State’s recently released Visa Bulletin for October 2020 has raised a lot of questions around employment-based visa applications under the EB-2 and EB-3 categories.

With the priority date for EB-3 now ahead of EB-2, many applicants are now wondering if they should downgrade their priority date from EB-2 to EB-3 so they can take advantage of the advanced cutoff.

In this webinar, immigration attorney Rajaguru Nalliah will declutter the changes and walk us through the various scenarios and pathways for EB-2 and EB-3 visa applicants. Nalliah will also take questions from attendees and offer his expert advice based on their unique circumstances.

Join us to learn more about how the changes announced in the bulletin impact the staffing and recruiting industry, and the implications for the IT services sector.

Key Takeaways

  • What is an EB-2 to EB-3 downgrade?
  • How does one apply for the downgrade?
  • Is one legally permitted to pay for I-140 petition costs?
  • Can you legally pay for the costs of I-485 Adjustment of Status application?
  • Impact on staffing and recruiting industry

Implications for the IT services sector

Venkat Kolli
CEO at Oorwin

Venkat manages and oversees Strategy, Innovation, Sales & Marketing, Finance and people across the organization. Prior to joining Oorwin, he has been managing large and medium consulting and staffing services organizations across the US, India & other geographies.

Managing Attorney, IMMLAWS

Rajaguru Nalliah is a founder and Managing Attorney of IMMLAWS, Headquartered in Dallas, TX. He provides sophisticated legal expertise and guidance to clients in all areas of Employment-Based Immigration, mainly H1B, Green Card, and Immigration Compliance for Information Technology clients. Rajaguru is an active member of State Bar of Ohio, and Michigan. Rajaguru has been an contributor for ITServe Alliance.