Success Story: EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) Approval for Pharmacist without a PhD

“EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) Approval for Pharmacist without PhD” (Approval Notice) Case Summary: On 12/05/2012, we at Chen Immigration Law Associates received approval of an EB-2 NIW advanced degree professional for a client who is working as a Pharmacist but used to be pharmaceutical researcher. We presented our clients as an expert of the development of several new generic drug formulations, as well as the determination of proper drug administration and dosage for various Read more [...]

Success Story: Computer Engineer got NIW (National Interest Waiver) Approved in 3 months without RFE (Request for Evidence )

The case was filed on May 21st, 2012 so the processing time is shorter than the average processing time of 4 months. (Approval Notice) Case Summary: On October 18th, 2012, we at Chen Immigration Law Associates got another EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver)approval notice for a client who worked in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering. It is important to note that this client had not published a significant amount of journals, nor had his research greatly influenced the fields Read more [...]

Success Story: EB-2 NIW approval for Expert in Medical Physics in just 4 months

EB-2 NIW approval for Expert in Medical Physics in just 4 months. (Approval Notice) Case Summary: Recently, a graduate of a prestigious university in China with a strong background in Medical Physics and expertise in Computer and Electrical Engineering had his case approved.  In the US, our client worked for a university in New York.  Here at Chen Immigration Law Associates, we know how to petition the USCIS for our clients to become permanent residents. To make this petition successful, Read more [...]

Success Story: EB1A (EB1-EA) approval in 8 days after upgrading to premium processing for a Drug Delivery Systems Expert

EB1A (EB1-EA) approval in 8 days after upgrading to premium processing for a Drug Delivery Systems Expert. (Approval Notice) Case Summary: On November 14th, a client of ours who was working at a university in Dallas, Texas had her petition approved.  For her case, we focused our argumentation on the client’s expertise in new drug delivery methods that modify drug release profiles. Additionally, we defined our client’s extensive drug development record in six letters of recommendation Read more [...]

Success Story: EB1A (EB1-EA) approval in 10 days after upgrading to premium processing for Radiation Transfer Expert

EB1A (EB1-EA) approval in 10 days after upgrading to premium processing for Radiation Transfer Expert. (Approval Notice) Case Summary: On November 20th, the U.S.C.I.S. granted an EB1A (EB1-EA) case to one of our clients whose work was focused on aerosol microphysics and radiation transfer.   For this case, we petitioned the USCIS on behalf of our client who was employed at a university in Nevada. To appeal to the USCIS, we demonstrated our client’s expertise in Engineering of Aerosol-Based Read more [...]

Success Story: EB1A (EB1-EA) approval in 5 days after upgrading to premium processing for Statistical Machine Learning Expert

EB1A (EB1-EA) approval in 5 days after upgrading to premium processing for Statistical Machine Learning Expert. (Approval Notice) Case Summary: On Dec. 3rd, another one of Chen Immigration Law Associates’ EB1A (EB-1 EA) cases was successfully adjudicated in favor of our client.  In this case, our client was involved in domain-specific knowledge mining at a prestigious University in Kansas.  We framed the petitioner as an expert on Statistical Machine Learning with expertise in Bioinformatics, Read more [...]

Success Story: NIW Approval for Cyber Security Expert in Just 2 Months

NIW Approval for Cyber Security Expert in Just 2 Months. (Approval Notice) Case Summary: On November 28, Chen Immigration Law Associates received approval of an NIW petition for a Cyber Security expert.  Our client was a graduate of a prestigious university in Turkey.  While in the US, our client worked on research for the NSA and US Army, specializing in complex networks and social networks, as well as graph theory and its applications. We defined our client’s field of expertise Read more [...]

STEM Jobs Act (H.R. 6429) Passes in House: Potential Positive Effect on Self-Petitioned EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) Category

Q 1: Now that the Bill has passed in House, will it be eventually become the law shortly? A: H.R. 6429 is a Republican-led bill and has passed in House with a 245 to 139 vote, because House is now Republican dominated.  According to most political analysts, the STEM Jobs Act may not get a vote in the Democrat-controlled Senate, and the White House officially came out in opposition to the bill on Wednesday.   Q2: What areas of expertise will benefit from STEM Jobs Act? A2: Science, Read more [...]

Making the Impossible Possible and Simple: Approval after Denials & RFEs (part I)

Making the Impossible Possible and Simple:  Approval after Denials & RFEs (part I)   Victoria Chen, J.D., Esq.   Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of New York City, once remarked— “Canada sets aside 36 percent of their visas for people with skills they think their country needs. We set aside six percent. We educate the doctors, and then don't give 'em a green card.”   This lends to the worldwide perception that obtaining a Green Card for permanent residency in the United States Read more [...]

Making the Impossible Possible and Simple: Approval after Denials & RFEs (part II)

Making the Impossible Possible and Simple:  Approval after Denials & RFEs  (part II) Victoria Chen, J.D., Esq. CASE TWO – SAP MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING (EB-1A & EB-2 NIW) Similar to case one, case two also concerned a foreign professional who decided to retain the services of Chen Immigration Law Associates following his receipt of RFEs for both his EB-1 and EB-2 cases and understandable dissatisfaction with the original attorney on record.  Additionally, since this client was Read more [...]