Success Stories: NIW Approval for an Assistant Project Scientist from India in the Field of Molecular Biology in Just 3 Months with the Help of Our Comprehensive Petition Packet


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On March 17th, 2020, we received another NIW (National Interest Waiver) approval for an Assistant Project Scientist in the Field of Molecular Biology (Approval Notice).

General Field: Molecular Biology

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Assistant Project Scientist

Country of Origin: India

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: California

Approval Notice Date: March 17th, 2020

Processing Time: 2 months, 27 days

Case Summary:

North America Immigration Law Group (NAILG) helped an assistant project scientist from India acquire EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) petition approval. Our client’s research focused on human adaptation to a high altitude environment and simultaneously provided insights into the mechanisms that lead to hypoxic tolerance in disease conditions like stroke and cardiac ischemia. We worked diligently to prove to the USCIS that our client’s research in his area is of great importance because it not only provides important new insight into our understanding of how genetics relates to altitude sickness, but also sheds new light on the mechanisms of hypoxia tolerance at the cellular level with implications in a number of diseases.

Drafting the Petition:

While preparing his NIW case, we looked at our client’s educational and professional qualifications and included what we learned in the petition packet drafted by us. We noted that he received a Ph.D. in Biotechnology. This was adjudged by the 2,149 citations accumulated from his 31 peer-reviewed journal articles and 2 book chapters. Our client is also active in the scientific community as a peer reviewer for highly acclaimed journals and has already conducted 64 reviews.

Letters of Recommendation:

The NIW petition received a boost from the recommendation letters contributed by other distinguished experts in the field. These letters detailed our client’s academic achievements and research projects, and shed light on the highly urgent nature of his efforts in aiding global health and society. Endorsing our client’s continued stay in the country, one recommender wrote: “[Client’s] performed highly noteworthy research concerning the mechanisms of heart disease, particularly among populations living at especially high altitudes. His work has contributed to an improved understanding of the factors that contribute to and protect against these conditions, which makes it highly pertinent to matters of public health in the United States.

We are delighted that our efforts led to his NIW approval in just 3 months. We congratulate our client on achieving this milestone in the first step of the green card process and thank him for choosing NAILG to be a part of his success.

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