Success Stories: Research Associate in California in the Field of Bioinformatics Receives EB-2 NIW Approval

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On August 15th, 2014,We Received EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) Approval (Approval Notice) for a Research Associate in California in the Field of Bioinformatics

General Field: Bioinformatics

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Associate

Country of Origin: Iran

Service Center: Nebraska Service Center (NSC)

State of Residence at the Time of Filing:  California

Approval Notice Date: August 15, 2014

Processing Time: 5 Months, 1 Day


Case Summary:

North America Immigration Law Group – represented a Research Associate in California in the field of Bioinformatics. His expansive research has offered substantial value to the scientific community through the development of algorithms for computer vision. This is an exceptionally important area of research, and his work has provided important contributions towards the use of retina vascular images for the diagnosis of eye diseases and disorders as well as diseases such as diabetes.In order for our client’s case to be successful, we submitted extensive documentation proving his highly significant contributions to Bioinformatics, including 11 peer-reviewed publications and articles from leading international conferences and one book chapter. His publications had been cited at least 32 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.As stated by one independent recommender, His important work has global implications of incalculable value, especially for the development of new methods for diagnosis for breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease surrounding the utilization of texture analysis. He has chosen one of the most difficult fields as his area of study and he has already excelled in the field. There are certainly many research groups worldwide that rely on the expertise of researchers cross-trained in bioinformatics and engineering, and since such researchers are rare, [client] is in high demand internationally.” 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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