Success Stories: EB-1A Approved for a Senior Research Analyst in California in the Field of Psychology

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We Received EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) Approval on October 23rd, 2014 for a Senior Research Analyst inCalifornia in the Field of Psychology (Approval Notice)

General Field: Psychology

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Senior Research Analyst

Country of OriginChina

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: California

Approval Notice Date: October 23rd, 2014

Processing Time: 5 Months, 22 Days


Case Summary:

In this case, the client that we had the pleasure of working with was a Senior Research Analyst from China in the field of Psychology. Her specialized research has focused on cognitive and experimental psychology for understanding memory and information processing. Her work had resulted in at least 11 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, 1 book chapter, and numerous presentations at national and international conferences. At the time that her case was filed, her publications had been cited at least 117 times by researchers around the world, serving as apparent and objective evidence of her major influence and impact on the field of endeavor, in addition to her sustained international acclaim. She had also reviewed 9 journal manuscripts and 6 conference submissions for at least 5 distinctive, internationally-circulated journals and 1 international conference. Her superior level of expertise was confirmed in the following quote from a recommender, The concepts that [client] has introduced and emphasized in her published research findings, such as in motivational and emotional behavior regulation, represent significant contributions to the social sciences and entail direct implications to the design of experimental frameworks to get at these cognitive processes successfully. Furthermore, it is worth pointing out that in her peer-reviewed journal papers, [client] has demonstrated theoretical, conceptual, and practical breakthroughsthat enable the design, development, and implementation of methodology to produce accurate metrics and relevant statistical analysis.” It was our goal to prove that our client qualified for classification as an Alien of Extraordinary Ability given that she sought to remain in the United States to continue work in the area of Psychology, and that her continued research would substantially and prospectively benefit the United States. With the proof and documentation that we provided, her case was approved in 5 months and 22 days.


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