Success Stories: EB-1A Approved for Postdoctoral Associate in Minnesota in the Field of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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On May 23rd, 2014, We Received Another EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) Approval for a Postdoctoral Associate in the Field of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Approval Notice)

General Field: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Postdoctoral Associate

Country of Origin: India

Service Center: Nebraska Service Center (NSC)

State of Residence at the Time of Filing:  Minnesota

Approval Notice Date: May 23, 2014

Processing Time:  2 months, 19 days (including RFE response time, Premium Processing requested)


Case Summary:

The client that we had the opportunity to work with in this case was a Postdoctoral Associate from India in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.  She had conducted her research on a highly specialized area of pharmaceutics with a focus on biomaterials, drug delivery systems, and formulation development.  Her work had resulted in 8 peer-reviewed scientific articles published in leading journals and numerous presentations at national and international conferences and seminars.  At the time that her case was filed, her publications had been cited at least 96 times by independent and leading researchers from prestigious institutions and organizations around the world, indicating the major significance of her work.  She had also reviewed 31 manuscripts for distinctive, internationally-circulated journals.  The importance of her research was confirmed in the following quote from an independent recommender, “Her work in the development of drug delivery systems for lipid -siRNA formulations is of an extremely high standard and has claimed wide acclaim in the scientific community. The work she has conducted and continued research in this field should contribute to better treatments of patients suffering from genetic diseases.” It was our goal to prove that our client qualified for classification as an Alien of Extraordinary Ability given that she sought remain in the United States to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability, and that her continued research would substantially and prospectively benefit the United States. With the proof and documentation that we provided, her case was approved in 2 months and 19 days.


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