EB1 Green Card Sample Cases from our office

These are some sample cases from our files. It is impossible for us to present all have done past over 15 years of our practice. But these were some cases that came to mind when we started writing this column 2-3 years ago.

We won a case for an Outstanding Researcher and Professor who was known world-wide for his expertise in hotel management. This applicant had over 19 combined years of industry and teaching experience. He was well-known as a remarkable professor. He served on many thesis committees and acted as a judge in numerous forums. This applicant had an extensive publication record and as a result was highly sought after to speak around the world regarding his contemporary research. He published book chapters and also obtained patents for portions of his research. He qualified under the majority of the criteria for the category by providing substantial documentation on publications, contributions, professional memberships, honors/awards, judging of others' work as well as evidence of his research featured in major media.

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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We won a case for an Outstanding Researcher who had over 23 years of research experience. She was considered one of the foremost experts in the field of medical research. She has an extensive publication record along with a multitude of presentations. This applicant was working on such illnesses as asthma, allergies and other lung ailments. Her innovative and pioneering work was recognized by the number of manuscripts accepted for publication in high impact journals. She also provided evidence to support her case in the following criteria: honors/awards, professional memberships, publications, contributions and acting as a judge. We received an RFE requesting further documentation to support her already well-documented qualifications. Upon submitting several additional reference letters noting her outstanding qualifications, the I-140 was approved.

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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We won a case for an Outstanding Researcher who worked for a private company. This applicant provided substantial evidence regarding the company's accomplishments and ability to pay as well as documentation of the 3 full-time researchers on staff. We were also able to provide evidence that the applicant qualified by providing his publications, patented work, membership in a prestigious professional society, extensive presentation listing as well as years of industry experience. This applicant's specialty enabled his employer to provide contemporary services to its clients while also continuing to conduct innovative research critical to the advancement of his field.

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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We won a case for an Outstanding Researcher with over seven years of research experience. This applicant received a multitude of academic awards for his outstanding work. He had an extensive publication record and authored book chapters. He was known world-wide as a leading expert in his field. Upon receipt of an RFE regarding his employment offer, additional supporting evidence was submitted confirming the permanency of his job offer. His case was approved in less than a week from Services' receipt of the response letter to RFE.

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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We won an Outstanding Researcher case for a Research Associate Ph.D. in Instrumentation and Master of Science in Materials Science with over 13 years experience. We argued that with his extensive list of achievements, i.e. 11 refereed journal articles, 7 manuscripts currently under review, 11 publications in conference proceedings, peer reviewing of manuscripts and selection as a doctoral fellow at a world-renowned institute, he more than qualified for the category. This applicant's work was funded and supported by NASA.

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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