Those petitioned under the EB-3 visa category before January 1, 2005 can expect movement on their visa processing anytime soon.
The EB-3 employment visa is an immigrant visa which allows foreign nationals who are skilled workers, professionals or other type of workers to enter into the U.S. to obtain permanent residency.
The EB-3 category includes:
1. Professionals with a baccalaureate degree (EB-3A);
2. Aliens with at least two years of experience as skilled workers (EB-3B); and
3. Other workers with less than two years experience, such as an unskilled worker who can perform labor for which qualified workers are not available in the United States (EB-3C).