Success Stories: EB-1A Petition Approved in 14 days for Research Assistant Professor from India in the Field of Immunology


Client’s Testimonial:

“I saw that my case was approved on the USCIS website. Thanks a lot!!!!!! Excellent work from your side.”

On February 18th, 2016, we received another EB-1A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) approval for a Research Assistant Professor in the Field of Immunology (Approval Notice).

General Field: Immunology

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Assistant Professor

Country of Origin: India

Service Center: Texas Service Center (TSC)

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: Georgia

Approval Notice Date: February 18th, 2016

Processing Time: 14 days (Premium Processing requested)


Case Summary:

Not long ago, North America Immigration Law Group ( worked with a research assistant professor from India on his EB-1A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) case. Thanks to Premium Processing, our client received his approval notice two weeks after we filed the EB-1A petition on his behalf.

Professional Qualifications:

Our client holds an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and is working in the field of immunology. His research explores the molecular mechanisms of SIV and HIV infection to motivate novel immunotherapeutic and monitoring strategies. He has advanced PET imaging and the clinical development of HIV vaccines that benefit not just Americans, but patients all around the world.

High Impact Results:

Our client’s work has led to 14 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles which have collected almost 200 citations. He has also conducted more than a dozen peer reviews for high impact journals and gathered support from immunologists all over the world. The recommendation letters that were included in his EB-1A petition packet were contributed by experts from various countries such as France, Japan and India.

Global Recognition:

“The research contributions of [Client] during [the] last 5 years have been dedicated towards understanding the host immune regulatory mechanisms during HIV/SIV infection in order to develop more effective treatment and preventative techniques to combat this disease.”

This quote is excerpted from one of the aforementioned recommendation letters and clearly indicates the importance of our client’s research to not just patients around the world, but to other researchers developing alternative treatment options.

Successful Outcome:

This EB-1A petition approval is yet another example of our law firm’s dedication to helping our clients get closer to permanent residency. We wish our client the best of luck with his I-485 application and we wish him well as he continues with his investigations in the field of immunology.    





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