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Green Card (EB1) Guide

The online ARTIST GREEN CARD guide is a comprehensive step-by-step outline of all the elements of the EB1-EA Green Card application process, also included are examples of possible evidentiary items in all criteria to file an application. Our guides will help you focus and speed your application when working with an immigration attorney.

EB1 Guide includes:

  • Application Strategy
  • Each criteria broken down for evidence
  • Sample paragraphs for each criteria
  • Two Full Self Petitioners Letter/Cover Letter Samples
  • Analyses of the Filing Forms
  • Concurrent filing
  • Break down of Request for Evidence
  • How to submit without an attorney
  • Actual USCIS denial cases
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This is a complete guide from evidence building to approval with approximately 130+ pages of information.

EB-1 Guide
USA green card step by step
From start to finish
Extraordinary Evidence
The Petition Letter
Filing The Forms
Responding to an RFE
Self-file or Attorney
O-1 & EB-1
Both COMPLETE visas guides
O-1 Visa & EB-1 Green Card
Everything to Apply
Self-file or Attorney
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I filed concurrently and without premium processing from within the States beginning of May. My approval was processed end of June! I just received my approval notice! Thank you again! Can’t wait to share the final good news when the actual green card comes!– July, 2021

Ms M. (Germany)

I got my Green Card approved in 5 days!! THANK YOU!!!!! – Los Angeles

Ms S. (Australia)

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! Greetings from Greece – I just got approved my green card without an RFE!

Mr Y. (Greece)

Here is a brief break down of each section.

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The Strategy – Planning your application.

This first section has everything you need to know about how the EB1-EA works, what all is involved, and when each step takes place. We give you a strong overview of the whole process so that you are ready to begin your application with a clear view of the finish line.

  • The EB1-EA – What is it exactly? Who is it for?
  • Do I qualify? – How to assess your chances.
  • To Self-File, Or Not To Self-File – Applying with or without an attorney.
  • Timeline – How long is the process? What to file when.
  • Precautions – Some things to avoid.


Your application requires that you back up your petition letter with evidence. We explain each of the ten criteria and how they relate to you as an artist, as well as explain the interpretations that USCIS examiners might not accept.

With examples in every section of strong and compelling evidence we show how you can further prove your intent to continue working in your field as well as proving your benefit to the USA.

  • Strong Evidence – What makes compelling proof?
  • Weak Evidence – How to anger your examiner!
  • How Much? – Compelling without overloading?
  • Presentation – Highlighting, Numbering & Binding.

Exploratory investigations into the USCIS Criteria and how they pertain to the arts:

  • Lesser Awards – You got the award, where’s the proof?
  • Memberships in Associations – Qualifying the association
  • Published Material – The publication, the article, and you
  • Judge of Others – Your extraordinary opinion
  • Original Contributions – What is original and what is significant?
  • Scholarly Articles – When is an article scholarly?
  • Artistic Exhibitions – Proving artistic relevance
  • Leading or Critical Roles – The significance of your role
  • High Salary – Cha-ching!! How high can you count?
  • Commercial Success – Receipts and sales

We believe that a well worded Recommendation Letter can win your case. We show you how to strengthen them with examples and how to tailor these letters to each category. Deal Memos and Letters of Intent prove you will continue to work – we show you how.

This section STEP ONE also relates to those artists faced with an RFE. When you are asked by your attorney to “get more stuff” this is the section that you need.

Our STEP ONE gives you the right start to build a strong EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Artist case.


The Petition Letter – Tying it all together

In STEP TWO we show you how to compile your cover letter – if you are using an attorney, this is what you are paying them to do for you. We deconstruct the formatting and wording of the letter to best present your case. The letter is a formula and we decode it all out for you. You might have heard of the Kazarian v. USCIS, 580 F.3d 1030, 1036 (9th Cir. 2009) Case? No? Don’t worry we have, and we explain the findings to help you utilize them to build the compelling case that the examiner needs. We have TWO petition letters for you to use as a basis for yours. It’s a simple as “filling in the blanks.”

  • Making life easy for your examiner.
  • Opening Statements – How to lead in, catch their attention, and suppress their doubts.
  • One criterion at a time – How to present your case and weave it together. Choosing the phraseology that will connect you with your examiner. Sample letter segment for each criteria referencing the evidence samples from STEP ONE.
  • Getting the most out of those recommendation letters.
  • Comparative Evidence – Petitioning with evidence that does not fall under the 10 criteria.
  • Closing Statements – How to wrap up, summarize, and seal the deal.
  • 2 Sample Petition Letters


Ready to File – Qualifying as Extraordinary

When you are READY TO FILE you move on to our STEP THREE – The Form Filing section.

All the forms you are required to file as part of your application to QUALIFY as an Extraordinary Artist are broken down in this section. This step of being approved as an Artist of Extraordinary Ability is what makes you eligible to apply for the actual green card – once eligible, getting the green card is another application – explained in STEP FOUR.

The forms necessary for this section of the application:

  • I-140 – Qualifying as an Alien of Extraordinary Ability
  • G-1145 – SMS and Email notification form
  • I-907 – Request for Premium Processing

In this section we also explain CONCURRENT FILING and how this might be a good option for you.


You are Eligible! – Applying for the Green Card

Great news! You have qualified as an Extraordinary Artist and are eligible to apply! In STEP FOUR we detail the next essential items in the process.

The forms for the actual green card:

  • I-485 – Adjustment of Status (for those already in the USA)

If applying from abroad we lead you to America with our in-depth guide on Consular Processing.

If you are currently in the USA we guide you on the Combo Card Temporary Green Card and Travel Papers applications:

  • I-131 – Advanced Parole (travel permit)
  • I-765 – Employment Authorization Document (temp green card)

We break down:

  • Premium Processing – Know in 15 days.
  • Medical Examination – Vaccinations etc
  • Biometrics – Where, what and when.
  • Bringing your spouse and children.

The hard work is out of the way!


The USCIS decision

APPROVED! Fantastic news – CONGRATULATIONS! We lead you through essential next steps.

Request for Evidence -Perhaps you missed an essential document, filed with an attorney that didn’t file a compelling case or perhaps the USCIS just needs more evidence. We rip apart the RFE so you can respond with confidence.

  • RFE – How to approach the beast.
  • Sample RFE Break down
  • USCIS notes – Their questions and how you can argue your case.
  • New Evidence – How to compile the proof.
  • New Cover Letter – How to tie it together again.

DENIED – Notice of Intent to Deny. You can argue their decision.

APPROVED – YAY! We lead you through what’s next…

There is more…


We supply a list of downloadable documents.

  • Checklists
  • Forms & Fees
  • Glossary
  • USCIS Cases

And even more…


Because we want you to succeed!

We want you to be extraordinary so we have included bonus information on how you can strengthen your career with a legitimate paper-trail. To succeed in an all paper application you need strong paper evidence, we show you how to build your portfolio.

  • Press Releases – How to write them and where to send them.
  • 8 Goal Setting Techniques
  • Marketing Materials – How to publicize and market your work.
  • Webinar – What is extraordinary and how did I prove it.
  • Your Career Online – Yes, they will google you!

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We do not offer a refund for our guides. Our guides are priced in line with a 30 minute pre-consultation phone call from many Immigration Attorneys working on Extraordinary Ability visas and green cards. In such consultations, attorneys quickly assess your options and chances, and offer or decline to assist you – our guides explain the complete process of applying for these visas step by step, giving you the ability to assess your own career and the tools to best present it for success. Our guides have proven successful time and again. The process is complex and involves a lot of work. Please do not buy if you are unsure.

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EB-1 Guide
USA green card step by step
From start to finish
Extraordinary Evidence
The Petition Letter
Filing The Forms
Responding to an RFE
Self-file or Attorney
O-1 & EB-1
Both COMPLETE visas guides
O-1 Visa & EB-1 Green Card
Everything to Apply
Self-file or Attorney

We accept crypto – email us [artist] for instructions

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I used an attorney to file my green card and received an RFE. Wish I had found you before applying. I used your guide to prepare my RFE response and your guide really helped. Now, I wait… – New York

Ms M. (Canada)

Having just gotten married and started a family, there was no way we could afford to spend $10,000 on an application that could be filed for two! With Rachel and Kevin’s guidance we were able to self-file and start our new life together in USA. – Los Angeles

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Thank you for this amazing resource you’ve put together. I’m in the very early stages of my acting career, and signing up to your O1 Visa resources is helping me immensely to plan what I’m going to do, and which projects I would like to get involved in. – July, 2020

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