Success Stories: Postdoctoral Research Associate from China with 152 Citations in the Field of Neurobiology Receives EB-1A Petition Approval (PP Requested)


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On August 22nd, 2017, we received another EB-1A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) approval for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Field of Neurobiology (Approval Notice).

General Field: Neurobiology

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Country of Origin: China

Service Center: Nebraska Service Center

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: Utah

Approval Notice Date: August 22nd, 2017

Processing Time: 2 months, 14 days (Premium Processing Requested)

Case Summary:

Our client, a postdoctoral research associate from China, boasts an academic record with various meritorious accolades. With a research background in neurobiology, specifically on the early development of the nervous system, she has authored 15 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 1 book chapter. These publications had been cited a total of 152 times at the time of filing. Furthermore, her record of conducting 50 peer reviews for a variety of scientific journals demonstrated her eminence in the field of neurobiology. These achievements made her a suitable candidate for EB-1A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability).

In addition to the information above, the team at North America Immigration Law Group (NAILG) included a number of recommendation letters in the EB1A petition. These letters attested to our client’s accomplishments and emphasized the national importance of her research in understanding neurodegenerative disorders and diseases, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, epilepsy, and Alzheimer’s disease. Writing about our client’s achievements, an esteemed professor concluded: “Altogether, [Client] is considered a top neurobiology researcher. Her ability to approach complex problems with novel and innovative solutions clearly distinguishes her from others in the field. Therefore, her continued participation in research endeavors is critical to further advancements in neural development research.”

We are extremely pleased that our unwavering efforts led to EB1A petition approval, and we thank our client for retaining us to file I-485 applications for her and her dependent. We look forward to helping them obtain US permanent residency, and we wish our client the best as she continues to progress the important field of neurobiology.

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