Success Stories: With Our Meticulous Efforts, An Indian Bioinformatics Analyst Secured his EB1-A Approval in the Field of Bioinformatics in just 14 days, Premium Processing Requested


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On January 3rd, 2022, we received another EB-1A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) approval for a Bioinformatics Analyst in the Field of Bioinformatics (Approval Notice).

General Field: Bioinformatics

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Bioinformatics Analyst

Country of Origin: India

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: North Carolina

Approval Notice Date: January 3rd, 2022

Processing Time: 14 days (Premium Processing Requested)

Case Summary:

A bioinformatics analyst approached North America Immigration Law Group to file his alien of extraordinary ability (EB1-A) petition. Hailing from India, he has completed his MS in computational biology and is currently employed in the field of bioinformatics.

Since, a petition for an employment-based immigration visa under the second preference (“EB-2”), unlike the first preference category of individuals with extraordinary ability, (“EB1-A”), at least requires:

  • Evidence of original contributions, usually through publication, of major significance in the foreign national’s field of science, scholastic, artistic, or athletic.
  • No specific job offer/labor certification is required for a foreign person as long as he/she is entering the United States to continue work in the field in which he/she has an extraordinary ability, therefore self-petition is allowed.
  • Performance in a significant role for organizations or establishments that have a distinguished reputation.
  • Receipt of a higher salary or remuneration than is usual in the field.
  • Other comparable evidence if the above types of evidence do not readily apply to the foreign national’s occupation.

Therefore, we included the following essentials from his academic and professional records in his petition packet to make a convincing case in his favor:

  • His biomedical engineering research addresses some of our nation’s and the world’s most pressing issues, including cancer research. He is particularly well-known for his contributions to the development of a software tool to enable scientists to conduct systematic reviews more quickly and accurately.
  • His research has resulted in 12 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 1 book chapter, being cited 380 times in at least 42 countries.
  • He has conducted at least 6 reviews for at least 5 journals and served as an associate editor for 1 journal and topic editor for another journal.
  • His study has received funding from Small Business Innovation Research and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Our client’s research, therefore, serves as evidence that his work has benefits for the promotion of healthier lives in the environment.

  • Four fellow experts in the field further provided insight into the significance of his continuing research in the field, one of whom remarked:

“[Client’s] unparalleled expertise has made him one of the most valuable researchers in the field of bioinformatics. There is no doubt that [client’s] contributions have made substantial progress for next-generation sequence analysis methods used within the United States and worldwide. His work must be allowed to continue uninterrupted.”

Finally, he achieved his EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) approval in just 14 days (thanks to premium processing). He had already received his NIW (National Interest Waiver) approval with our firm’s consistent support and dedication. We are happy to have been a part of his success journey and wish him a prosperous life ahead.

North America Immigration Law Group (Chen Immigration Law Associates) is a U.S. immigration law firm dedicated to representing corporations, research institutions, and individuals from all 50 U.S. states regarding I-140 immigration petitions. We specialize in employment-based immigration petition and have a proven record of high success rate for the categories of: EB2-NIW (National Interest Waiver), EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability), EB1-B (Outstanding Researcher/Professor) and O-1 (Alien of Extraordinary Ability).

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