Success Stories: We Helped a Research Scientist from China in the Field of Human-Machine Interfaces Achieve NIW Approval, Now Awaits EB-1A Approval


Client’s Testimonial:

“Thank you guys very much.”

On June 29th, 2023, we received another EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) approval for a Research Scientist in Human-Machine Interfaces (Approval Notice).

General Field: Human-Machine Interfaces

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Scientist

Country of Origin: China

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: Pennsylvania

Approval Notice Date: June 29th, 2023

Processing Time: 2 months, 2 days

Case Summary:

With a M.S. in human-computer interaction and fundamental research experience, undoubtedly, our client possesses the ability to advance in the field of Human-Machine Interfaces. When he contacted our law firm to file an I-140 NIW (National Interest Waiver) petition on his behalf, we examined more into his degrees and diplomas, and after thoroughly evaluating his credentials, we established that we would lead him to NIW success and countersigned the retainer agreement.

We intended to prove that he is an essential researcher in his field of Human-Machine Interfaces, therefore we added essential attributes to his NIW (National Interest Waiver) petition packet.

  • We noted that his work has been cited 592 times by dependent and independent researchers, demonstrating that his publications are widely recognized and relied upon in his chosen field.
  • We also detailed his contributions to peer-reviewed conference articles which resulted in 12 peer-reviewed scientific articles.
  • Furthermore, we discussed how our client has been invited to conduct peer reviews at least 56 times for elite venues in the field due to his knowledge and expertise in humanmachine interfaces. Since, only the most highly esteemed researchers in the field are requested to assess the work of their peers, especially in authoritative journals our client is seen as very knowledgeable and an expert in his field.
  • Also, he has received funding from the major institutions including the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Office of Sponsored Research; Toyota Research Institute; National Research Foundation of Korea; Office of Naval Research; National Science Foundation; Google; Facebook (Meta); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Bosch. This funding supports projects that facilitate meritorious and transformational research, an innovative and collaborative research environment, and maintain a healthy research ecosystem.

Moreover, our client is especially well-known for his successful use of crowdsourcing in improving artificial intelligence model training and his development of effective task management systems for internet browsers. Furthermore, his work has been utilized by private companies and startups that develop Chrome extensions for managing browser tabs and organizing web information.

To bolster our client’s case further, we added recommendation letters signed by four other expert scholars in the field, one of whom stated:

“[Client] is one such expert whose work has expanded the suitability of novel tools for artificial intelligence applications throughout the United States. [Client’s] work with human-machine interfaces, most notably his research into crowdsourcing methods for collecting data, has been crucial to the national security and economic growth of the United States in the age of artificial intelligence. His research is highly beneficial to the interests of the United States, and I recommend that he be granted every available opportunity to continue his work here without delay.”

Thus, our client’s education, experience, expertise, record of publication and citation, and history of successful research in the field all indicate that he is well-positioned to advance the proposed endeavor.

We are pleased that our efforts and hard work, in this case, paid off well in proving that our client’s major contributions in his field of expertise make him an invaluable asset to the United States, thus, he received his NIW (National Interest Waiver) approval. He has retained our firm for his EB-1A approval as well. Therefore, we thank him for choosing the North America Immigration Law Group to represent his case and wish him very well as he continues to advance in his proposed field.

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