Success Stories: EB1A Approval for a Postdoc Researcher in Computational Biology

On April 9th, 2013, we received another EB1A Approval for a Postdoc Research Associate in the field of Computational Biology and Drug Design (Approval Notice)

General Field: Computational Biology and Drug Design
Position at the Time of Case Filing: Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Country of Origin: India
Service Center: Nebraska
State of Residence at the Time of Filing: California
Approval Notice Date: April 9, 2013
Processing Time: only 1 day (Premium Processing)

Case Summary:

Chen Immigration Law Associates recently received a EB1A approval for a postdoctoral research associate in the field of computational biology and drug design. This client wished to retain employment in his field in order to continue his research on the screening processes for the identification and development of new drugs for various diseases including cancer, malaria, and Alzheimer’s disease. It was our goal to prove that this client qualifies for classification as an alien of extraordinary ability given that he seeks to enter the United States to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability, and his entry to the United States will substantially and prospectively benefit the United States. His contributions to the field are also recognized by other experts in his field, most notably in a statement by a fellow researcher who stated “I cannot overstate the importance of [the petitioner’s] work, as drug discovery is among the most important scientific projects that will eventually lead to improve the lives of millions of people in the United States and around the world.” Furthermore, our client’s work has resulted in at least 22 peer-reviewed scholarly publications and conference proceedings, one book, 10 peer-reviewed international conference proceedings, and one scientific patent. We at Chen Immigration Law Associates collected recommendation letters from leading experts in the field that argue the necessity of continuation of our client’s research. Five of the eight letters we submitted were from leading independent experts who attest to the major significance and influence of his work in the field. This client’s case was approved in only one day after the case was filed.

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