Success Stories: NIW Confirmation without RFE Received for a Research Fellow in Neurology from Portugal, Thanks to Our Experts at NAILG


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“It was a very good experience working with the team to gather and prepare all necessary documentation for the NIW petition. Every question that I had was clarified and the time the team took to reply was very short, so I am overall very satisfied with the services. Also, the team offered detailed directions and advice on how to best proceed at every turn during the process. The team made sure that we would succeed by having all necessary documents and most accurate information to submit to NIW petition. I decided to file the I-485 with this company, because from experience I feel that there is a high chance of success.”

On April 23rd, 2022, we received another EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) approval for a Research Fellow in the Field of Neurology (Approval Notice).

General Field: Neurology

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Fellow

Country of Origin: Portugal

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: Massachusetts

Approval Notice Date: April 23rd, 2022

Processing Time: 2 months, 6 days

Case Summary:

“[The client] is one of the researchers on the cutting-edge of this work. She has paved the way for large-scale research studies on the classification of patients’ discharge dispositions by presenting a novel approach for reading notes and documents in an automated manner. Her work, which holds a valued position in the field of neurology, directly benefits the U.S. medical industry.”

“[The client] has contributed a novel method for quantifying triage that is both more sensitive and reliable than traditional approaches. The results [the client] has delivered in this and other projects show that she is the ideal researcher to continue carrying out such studies. By virtue of her previous contributions, [the client] is particularly well suited to continue generating these crucial advancements.”

These are two powerful statements made in favor of our NIW (National Interest Waiver) client from Portugal working in the field of neurology. As an expert in the area, she had received 4 letters of recommendation from experts vouching for her credibility and experience. So, it does not come as a surprise that she was a very experienced research fellow who had collected both academic and professional achievements over the years.

Our team tried to make a list of her most outstanding achievements and the list was as follows:

  • As an expert in the field of neurology, our client’s proposed endeavor is to continue her development of novel machine learning modeling approaches for increased accuracy of risk predictions in neurological diseases.
  • Her research advancing her proposed endeavor is of great importance because it promotes more efficient flow and patient management within the hospital structure.
  • Her proposed endeavor also has broad implications for the United States., since her work related to cluster-based algorithm data for forecasting energy demand aids energy services in maximizing overall energy efficiency practices.
  • She has also completed at least 30 reviews to date. Given that only the most highly esteemed researchers in the field are invited to evaluate the work of their peers, especially in notable venues like these, it is clear that she is regarded as very knowledgeable in the field and an expert in topics related to her proposed endeavor.
  • Her research has resulted in 7 peer-reviewed journal articles (6 of them first-authored), 4 conference papers, and 2 book chapters.
  • And these publications have been cited a total of 142 times according to Google Scholar, thereby demonstrating that these publications are widely recognized and relied upon in the field of neurology.
  • Her study has been supported by funding from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

It should thus be noted that our client’s research into machine learning and natural language processing models will continue to be circulated through the publication etc.

All of these factors showed that our client was a dynamic one and her work was ever-evolving and beneficial for the country and the wider world. We are proud of having had the opportunity to work with her on this project and we congratulate her on this victory.

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