Success Stories: EB1-B Petition Approved in 5 days for an Indian Research Associate in the Field of Developmental Biology


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On November 24th, 2018, we received another EB1-B (Outstanding Professors and Researchers) approval for an Research Associate in the Field of Developmental Biology (Approval Notice).

General Field: Developmental Biology

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Associate

Country of Origin: India

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: Ohio

Approval Notice Date: November 24th, 2018

Processing Time: 5 Days (Premium Processing Requested)

Case Summary:

A research associate from India hired North America Immigration Law Group
( to build a customized EB1-B (Outstanding Professors and Researchers) petition for him. It took USCIS merely 5 days to adjudicate our client’s petition thanks to Premium Processing (PP). Not only did our client held strong credentials, he also has the full support from his employer to serve as the case petitioner.

With a success rate of over 10,000 approved I-140 cases, the team at North America Immigration Law Group (NAILG) knew just what type of legal strategy to take after evaluating our client’s extensive credentials. In preparing our client’s EB1-B petition, we took into consideration USCIS adjudication trends at the time as well as our client’s background and myriads of achievements in the field of developmental biology.

Our client has a PhD in biomedical sciences, and his specialized research has focused on fetal development. In preparing the petition, our team thoroughly reviewed and detailed our client’s research in the field of fetal neurodevelopment. At the time of filing, he has published 10 peer-reviewed scientific articles and has collectively been cited 141 times. He has also assessed work of his peers for 8 times. The 6 recommenders our client obtained provided testimonial to demonstrate his respected status in the field. According to one of the recommenders, “[Client’s] works have greatly benefitted other biologists in the course of their own studies. (…) His continued research is therefore a vital necessity to the field of developmental biology ” .

Besides listing our client’s achievements and incorporating letters of recommendation, we also detailed his work on brain and bone pathology in fetal alcohol syndrome, which has an huge impact on the U.S. healthcare system. In his work, our client detailed the mechanisms involved in damage to the fetal brain and growth due to maternal alcohol consumption. In the petition packet, we provided ample evidence to convince USCIS that he is among the top of the field and the critical findings he addresses to the world.

As part of our services, we also advised our client on the best timing to file his case and what should be included in the petition packet. Thanks to Premium Processing, the USCIS only spent 5 days adjudicating his EB1-B petition. We congratulate our client for coming this far in the complex green card process, and we wish him the best as he continues to sought advancement in the field of developmental biology here in the U.S..

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