Outstanding Researcher, Professor

DHS Enhances Opportunities for H-1B1, E-3, CW-1 Nonimmigrants and Certain EB-1 Immigrants, Final Rule Posted

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) amended its regulations today to improve the programs serving the H-1B1, E-3 and CW-1 nonimmigrant classifications and the EB-1 immigrant classification, and remove unnecessary hurdles that place such workers at a disadvantage when compared to similarly situated workers in other visa classifications.

The pending rules for EB-1

Are they changing the law for EB-1? What is the change?

The only PROPOSED change is that Outstanding and Researchers will be allowed to present evidence beyond the six categories stated in the regulations.
The only PROPOSED change is that Outstanding and Researchers will be allowed to present evidence beyond the six categories stated in the regulations. - See more at: http://www.immigration.com/comment/13356#comment-13356
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EB-1 Outstanding Researcher

The applicant had a Ph.D. (Physics), Master of Science (Physics), Bachelor of Education, and Bachelor of Science and more than fourteen years’ research experience working for several world-renowned institutions.  Her discipline was Biometeorology – Atmospheric Scientist.  We were able to provide substantial documentary evidence of the applicant’s original contributions that began as early has her Ph.D.

EB-1 Outstanding Researcher-Professor

Our client received an approved I-140 for EB-2, but, with the priority dates at a standstill, opted to file under EB-1 as well.  She had three Ph.D.’s in Marketing and Management.  We provided documentary evidence to show her unique specialty in the social sciences.  This applicant had some significant publications but not as many of some other scientists.  However, we were able to prove that, with social scientists, the data collection process takes substantially more time and, therefore, the volume of publications would not be the same as a hard scientist.  We were able to show that seve

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