Success Stories: NIW Approved for Pavement Engineer in California in the Field of Pavement Engineering Receives EB-2 NIW Approval with Only 6 Citations!

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On April 1, 2015, We Received an EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) Approval (Approval Notice) for a Pavement Engineer in the Field of Pavement Engineering

General Field: Pavement Engineering

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Pavement Engineer

Country of Origin: India

Service Center: Nebraska Service Center (NSC)

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: California

Approval Notice Date:  April 1, 2015

Processing Time: 5 months, 1 day



Case Summary:

The client that North America Immigration Law had the opportunity to work with in this case was a pavement engineer from India. His work has focused specifically on mechanistic empirical pavement design and rehabilitation, life cycle cost analysis, pavement materials, super heavy load analysis and new warm mix asphalt technologies. We successfully demonstrated that his continued employment in the field would benefit those in his field, as well as the citizens of the United States at large. In order for our client’s case to be successful, we submitted extensive documentation proving his highly significant contributions to his field, including 1 peer-reviewed journal article (first-authored) and 5 conference papers & presentations. His publications had been cited at least 6 times at the time we filed the case; nearly all of the citations were by independent researchers around the world, demonstrating that these publications are widely recognized and relied upon in the field.  The importance of his work was confirmed in the following quote from an independent recommender, “I am confident that [client’s] continued efforts and expertise will provide many benefits to the United States in many years to come. He has made himself a very important niche in the U.S. work efforts in this area through his singular contributions.” Through extensive documentation, we were able to successfully argue that our client would serve the national interest to a significantly greater degree than others with similar education and experience. His NIW petition was approved in 5 months and 1 day.










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