Success Story: EB2 NIW Approval for an Electrical Engineering Research Associate in 1 Month

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Thank you so much for your great job!

On June 4th, 2013, we received another EB2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) Approval for a Research Associate in the Field of Electrical Engineering (Approval Notice)

General Field: Electrical Engineering
Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Associate
National Origin: Iran
Service Center: Texas Service Center (TSC)
State Residing at the Time of Filing: Texas
Approval Notice Date: June 4, 2013
Processing Time: 1 month

Case Summary:

The average processing time for I-140 cases is 4-6 months. But on many occasions, we have cases approved far faster than the average processing time.

This client is a research associate from Tehran in the field of electrical engineering. His expertise encompasses technical development, including system modeling through both physics-based and data-driven approaches, novel system design and control, massive data analysis, and large-scale optimizations with special focus on wind energy development and electromagnetic motors for renewable energy and transportation initiatives. In order to ensure the success of this case, we submitted extensive documentation of our client’s highly significant contributions to the field of wireless communications, including his authorship of 30 different peer-reviewed articles and 18 conference publications. His publications have been independently cited at least 254 times by leading researchers around the world from prestigious institutions. Additionally, our firm drafted and submitted several recommendation letters from experts in our client’s shared field. His expertise can also be seen in a quote by an independent recommender, “Advancements in these major industries will help the nation produce more job opportunities and make companies stronger, improving the United States economy as a whole. [. . .] He is a scientist of innovation, whose research can be applied immediately to many of the problems that the United States is facing as the nation addresses the energy crisis.”  With the strong petition letter and recommendation letters we prepared, his NIW case was approved in just one month without RFE.

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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