Success Stories: Despite RFE, Research Librarian and Professor in the Field of Library and Information Science Outside the US Received NIW Approval in Less Than 10 Months


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On September 9th, 2019, we received another EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) approval for a Research Librarian in the Field of Library and Information Science (Approval Notice).

General Field: Library and Information Science

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Research Librarian and Professor

Country of Origin: China

State of Residence at the Time of Filing: Outside US

Approval Notice Date: September 9th, 2019

Processing Time: 9 months, 24 days

Case Summary:

North America Immigration Law Group (NAILG) was approached by a research librarian and professor based outside the US to help her file an EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) petition. Upon initial assessment of her academic profile, we noted that she holds a bachelor’s degree in library science and over five years of progressive experience in her field. Once we were convinced of the merit of her extensive credentials, we countersigned the retainer agreement.

Our client’s NIW petition packet consists of a well-detailed presentation of her achievements and accolades earned through her impressive research career. To begin with, our personalized NIW petition observed her record of authorship (58 peer-reviewed journal articles, 2 books or book chapters, 3 China National Standards, and 1 Culture Industry Standard) and the citation metrics (404 citations at the time of filing) which underscore her value as a leader in her discipline. When we filed her petition, her achievements also included the 40 times she had assessed the work of her peers. The evidence clearly and objectively demonstrates the international influence of her work, as well as the relevant nature of her research.

Based on the detailed research summary which our client provided, we were able to understand the substantial contribution she has made to the field of library and information science and how it aids the American scientific community in comprehending highly advanced questions regarding an efficient and structurally sound library catalog system. Since the integration, organization, and dissemination of data, information, and other knowledge-based resources are the core responsibilities of library systems, these tasks are paramount to the success of any scientific, technological, or research-based endeavor taking place in a multitude of diverse fields and academic disciplines. Our goal was to prove to the USCIS that our client is contributing to the United States’ leadership in organizational and knowledge-sharing systems and to the strength of the global library landscape.

In addition, our client has garnered much praise from other leading fellow experts. Several of them lent their support by contributing recommendation letters which we incorporated into the NIW petition dossier. According to one of them:“Generally, only the best scientists in the field are invited to perform such service, setting [Client] apart as a leader in library and information science.”

Though our client had a strong case, the USCIS issued an RFE to which we responded promptly and successfully dealt with all the hesitations regarding our client’s qualifications and credentials. Ultimately, her case was approved in 9 months and 24 days. The approval of this NIW petition is yet another example of our firm’s dedication towards helping all our clients move closer to green card success. We congratulate her for securing the National Interest Waiver, and we wish her the very best as she undergoes immigrant visa processing (IVP) in her country of residence.

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) and EB1-B (Outstanding Researcher/Professor).

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