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Einstein Visa is for people who are highly acclaimed in their fields.

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Einstein Visa is for people who are highly acclaimed in their fields.
US First Lady Melania Trump obtained US citizenship on a visa reserved for immigrants with “extraordinary ability”, dubbed the Einstein visa.

Here’s what it entails:


1. Nicknamed the ‘Einstein Visa’, the EB-1 is in theory reserved for people who are highly acclaimed in their field — the government cites Pulitzer, Oscar, and Olympic winners as examples — as well as respected academic researchers and multinational executives.

2. It is called so because a visa was granted to German-born physicist Albert Einstein in 1932, as the Nazi party rose to power, enabling him eventually to obtain American citizenship.


Melania Trump and her parents Amalija and Viktor Knavs
Melania Trump (L) and her parents Amalija and Viktor Knavs (R) (Image: AP & AFP)

3. According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services website, the qualifications required for the Einstein visa sound lofty. “You must be able to demonstrate extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics through sustained national or international acclaim,” the website states.

4. “Your achievements must be recognized in your field through extensive documentation,” is an additional caveat.

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5. As evidence, applicants must either have an outstanding onetime achievement — such as a Pulitzer Prize, an Oscar or an Olympic medal — or meet at least three of 10 lesser criteria.
What Makes These The World's Most Powerful Passports
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Global Passport Index of 2017 ranks the world’s most powerful passports by analysing cross-border access and assigning a ‘visa-free score’ based on the number of countries a passport holder can visit without a visa or with a visa acquired on arrival.

Here's a look at the top 10 most powerful passports in the world.
Global Passport Index of 2017 ranks the world’s most powerful passports by analysing cross-border access and assigning a ‘visa-free score’ based on the number of countries a passport holder can visit..
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In the history of the most powerful passport in the world, this is the first time an Asian country has made it to the top. Singapore passport holders can enjoy visa-free access to 173 countries.
In the history of the most powerful passport in the world, this is the first time an Asian country has made it to the top. Singapore passport holders can enjoy visa-free access to 173 countries.
Germany has been in the lead for two consecutive year. The citizens can enter 176 countries visa-free or with visa on arrival.
Germany has been in the lead for two consecutive year. The citizens can enter 176 countries visa-free or with visa on arrival.
Tied at the third spot, Sweden and South Korea rank in the world's most powerful passports.

While Swedish passport holders can enter 176 countries without a prior visa, South Korean citizens can visit 170 countries and territories.
Tied at the third spot, Sweden and South Korea rank in the world's most powerful passports. While Swedish passport holders can enter 176 countries without a prior visa, South Korean citizens can vis..
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Seven countries (Denmark, Finland, Italy, France, Spain, Norway and Japan) are tied at the fourth position with the UK.
Seven countries (Denmark, Finland, Italy, France, Spain, Norway and Japan) are tied at the fourth position with the UK.
Switzerland shared the fifth rank with five countries - Luxemburg, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Portugal.
Switzerland shared the fifth rank with five countries - Luxemburg, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Portugal.
The United States passport has fallen in the ranking since President Donald Trump took office. The Amercian passport is tied with three other countries - Malaysia, Ireland and Canada - for the sixth position.
The United States passport has fallen in the ranking since President Donald Trump took office. The Amercian passport is tied with three other countries - Malaysia, Ireland and Canada - for the sixth ..
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Austria and Greece share the seventh spot with the passport of New Zealand.
Austria and Greece share the seventh spot with the passport of New Zealand.
Czech citizens are allowed access to 168 countries without a visa or with a visa on arrival. Malta and Iceland tied with Czech Republic for the eighth rank.
Czech citizens are allowed access to 168 countries without a visa or with a visa on arrival. Malta and Iceland tied with Czech Republic for the eighth rank.
Hungary is standing strong solo at the ninth spot. Hungarian passport holders are allowed entry to 167 countries with out a prior visa.
Hungary is standing strong solo at the ninth spot. Hungarian passport holders are allowed entry to 167 countries with out a prior visa.

6. Once the three criteria are met, the decision is made based on a nebulous and undefined “final merits determination” by the immigration agency.

7. The “extraordinary ability” immigrant visa category is one of the few visas for which an applicant does not require an employer or family sponsor.

8. Out of the one million issued, only 5,530 received a green card in September 2016

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