Success Stories: EB1A Approval for a Research Associate from India in the field of Materials Science in 6 weeks

On May 6th, 2013, we received another EB1A Approval for a Research Associate in the field of Materials Science (Approval Notice)

General Field: Materials Science
Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Associate
National Origin: India
State Residing at the Time of Filing: Tennessee
Approval Notice Date: May 6, 2013
Processing Time: 6 weeks

Case Summary:

The average processing time for I-140 cases is four to six months. But on many occasions, we have had cases approved far faster than the average processing time.

Chen Immigration Law Associates recently received an EB1A approval for a research associate in the field of materials science. This client wished to retain employment in his field in order to continue his research on developing and implementing solutions in the areas of clean energy and global security. It was our goal to prove that this client qualifies for classification as an alien of extraordinary ability given that he seeks to remain in the United States to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability, and his continued research will substantially and prospectively benefit the United States. His contributions to the field are also recognized by other experts in his field, most notably in a statement by a fellow researcher who stated, “The models that [the Petitioner] has developed through experimental evidence thus have had a significant impact on the strain rate dependent models that are currently implemented and used in advanced Finite Element Method codes. These models allow a much deeper and clearer insight on material behavior when submitted to high strain rates such as in impact and crash simulations. These models are of the utmost importance to improve the structural behavior of various kinds of structures in the aerospace and automotive industry. This is also of first importance in the energy industry.”  Furthermore, our client’s work has resulted in at least nine peer-reviewed journal publications (which have garnered at least 129 citations), one book chapter, and more than thirty conference proceedings, presentations, posters and reports. We at Chen Immigration Law Associates collected recommendation letters from leading experts in the field that argue the necessity of continuation of our client’s research. More than half of the letters we submitted were from leading independent experts who attest to the major significance and influence of his work in the field. This client’s case was approved in just six weeks after the case was filed.

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