Client Success Stories

Here are some of our client success stories, which represent just a few of the thousands of clients we have helped with their immigration applications.  Of course,  because of changing immigration rules and the unique nature of every individual case, past approval of a case is not a guarantee or prediction of the success of your case.

Here are short descriptions of some of our  EB-1 extraordinary ability alien successes:

Case type: EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for permanent residence
Year:  2016

Our client was a physician specializing in gastroenterology and was a relatively new assistant professor.   He had numerous presentations and publications,  was a reviewer for several journals, had a comparatively high salary, and had worked at a distinguished medical centers. The citation rate was less than 40.  We submitted detailed evidence to support six of the 10 criteria.   The USCIS approved the EB-1 petition in 14 days.

Case type: EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for permanent residence
Year:  2016

Our client was a physician specializing in neurology who was in fellowship training.   He had numerous presentations and publications,  was a reviewer for several journals, and had worked at a distinguished medical centers. The citation rate was not high.  We submitted detailed evidence to support four of the 10 criteria.   The USCIS approved the EB-1 petition in 2 days.

Case type: EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for permanent residence
Year:  2016

Our client was a dentist specializing in periodontology. He had some presentations and publications,  was an editor and  reviewer for several journals, had a comparatively high salary, was a member of a prestigious professional society, and had worked at a distinguished medical centers. The citation rate was less than 100.  We submitted detailed evidence to support seven of the 10 criteria.   The USCIS approved the EB-1 petition in 8 days.

Case type: EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for permanent residence
Year:  2016

Our client was an oil & gas engineer who had mostly worked abroad.   He had a few publications, served as an assessor, held top level role in an international company, and had a comparatively high salary.  No citations.  We submitted detailed evidence to support five of the 10 criteria.  USCIS approved the EB-1 petition in less than 15 days.

Case type: EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for permanent residence
Year:  2016

Our client was a physician specializing in oncology who was finishing fellowship training.   He had numerous publications and presentations, served on editorial boards and as ad-hoc reviewer, and held FACP designation. The citation rate was less than 50.  We submitted detailed evidence to support five of the 10 criteria.  USCIS approved the EB-1 petition in 13 days.

Case type: EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for permanent residence
Year:  2016

Our client was a physician specializing in orthopedic  medicine who had been practicing abroad  and had never practiced medicine in the U.S.  We sought to prove that he was a recognized expert in the specialty of Shoulder, Elbow and Arthroscopy Surgery.  We submitted detailed evidence to support five of the 10 criteria.  USCIS approved the EB-1 petition in 14 days.

Case type: EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for permanent residence
Year:  2015

Our client was a physician specializing in nephrology medicine who recently finished fellowship training.   We first obtained an O-1 extraordinary ability visa for the physician, and applied for EB-1 about five months after the O-1 approval.   Our client had numerous presentations and publications,  was a reviewer for several journals, and had worked at a distinguished medical centers. We submitted detailed evidence to support five of the 10 criteria.   After our response to a request for additional evidence, the USCIS approved the EB-1 petition in 7 days.

Case type: EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for permanent residence
Year:  2015

Our client was a physician specializing in radiology medicine who had been practicing abroad for over 20 years and had never practiced medicine in the U.S.  He had numerous presentations and publications,  had participated in examining boards, and worked for a distinguished medical group. We submitted detailed evidence to support four of the 10 criteria.  USCIS approved the EB-1 petition in 7 days.

Case type: O-1 Extraordinary Ability petition
Year:  2015

Our client was a physician specializing in nephrology medicine, practicing for about one year after fellowship training.  Because he had exhausted the six-year limit on H-1B visa, we applied for the O-1 extraordinary ability visa.  We highlighted his presentations and publications,  critical role as chief fellow, and substantial medical contributions to support four of the 10 criteria.    USCIS approved the O-1 petition in fewer than 15 days.

 

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