Success Story: An Egyptian Graduate Research Assistant Working in the Field of Electrical Engineering Obtains NIW Approval with the help of NAILG’s Experts


Client’s Testimonial:

“My EB-2 NIW was approved in 9 days only after paying for the premium service. Wegreened initially offered me approval or refund service and they believed in my case. I also did free evaluations with tens of other attorneys and none of them offered me a full refund service. Wegreened was really professional and promptly responded to my questions and they wrote the recommendation letters and petition letter in a very short period of time. I would highly recommend them for NIW.”

On February 21st, 2023, we received another EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) Approval for a Graduate Research Assistant in the Field of Electrical Engineering (Approval Notice).

General Field: Electrical Engineering

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Graduate Research Assistant

Country of Origin: Egypt

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: New Mexico

Approval Notice Date: February 21st, 2023

Processing Time: 1 month, 15 days (Premium Processing Requested)

Case Summary:

A client from Egypt with a M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering approached us to help him file the I-140 NIW (National Interest Waiver) petition; we, therefore, employed our team of experts to build a convincing case for him. We included details from his professional and academic career in his petition packet to support his claim to the NIW category.

We showcased that along with his academic qualification:

  • He was also actively engaged in the field of electrical engineering as a Graduate Research Assistant.

And that his proposed endeavor is to continue his research on the utilization of III-Nitride semiconductor materials to characterize and fabricate novel gallium nitride-based LEDs and lasers in order to reduce power demands and expand the application of solid-state lighting, navigation, and communication devices.

  • Furthermore, due to its evident national importance, the client’s research has been supported with funding from Honeywell, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Army Research Laboratory, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. This funding supports projects that develop and deploy the most advanced technologies to serve more profitable, reliable, and cleaner solutions.

On the other hand, we highlighted that his academic performance has been responsible for several publications, and citations:

  • His research has resulted in 2 peer-reviewed journal articles (1 of them first-authored and 1 accepted for publication) and 1 first-authored peer-reviewed conference paper.
  • His publications have been cited 16 times according to Google Scholar.

Not only this but the recommendations had an excellent review of his work, one (out of four) of which are quoted below:

“…[Client] directly addresses the demand for more efficient, scalable displays with his previous experience boosting performance and reducing the energy consumption of gallium nitride (GaN) LEDs by transferring them to flexible metal foil substrates. With this previous experience, he is well-suited to tackle global technological manufacturing challenges such as the future of digital displays.”

Based on this multifactorial assessment, it is clear that the client’s education, experience, expertise, documented record of success, influence in his field, and plan have altogether well-positioned him in his area of expertise.

We are thus very proud that our client got his NIW approval in 1 month, 15 days only. It has been an incredible journey with him. We wish him the very best in his future endeavors.

North America Immigration Law Group (Chen Immigration Law Associates) is a U.S. immigration law firm dedicated to representing corporations, research institutions, and individuals from all 50 U.S. states regarding I-140 immigration petitions. We specialize in employment-based immigration petition and have a proven record of high success rate for the categories of: EB2-NIW (National Interest Waiver), EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability), EB1-B (Outstanding Researcher/Professor) and O-1 (Alien of Extraordinary Ability).

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