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EB-1A Cases Approved in July 2009

This report includes seven (7) Eb-1A cases filed by Liu & Associates and approved by the USCIS in July 2009. We list the basic credentials of each case and hope our readers find the information helpful. For confidentiality purposes, a number is assigned to replace the petitioner/beneficiary's name in each case. It is our firm’s policy to hold client’s information strictly confidential.

Compiled and briefed by Lisa Sun, Law Clerk at Liu & Associates, PLLC.

Case #1:  

Case Type:                   Eb-1A
Field of Research:        Material science
Major Credentials:        Ph.D. from a foreign university
                                     Published 27 papers for journals and conferences
                                     Reviewed papers for journals and science competitions
Supporting Letters:       6 letters including 1 independent expert
Filing Date:                   November 6, 2008
Approval Date:             July 9, 2009

Case #2:

Case Type:                  Eb-1A
Field of Research:       Organic Chemistry
Major Credentials:        Ph.D. from a U.S. university
                                     10 publications in journals and conference abstracts
                                     80+ citations from other researchers
                                     Reviewer work for journals
Supporting Letters:       6 letters, including 4 independent experts
Filing Date:                   June 18, 2009
Approval Date:             July 16, 2009

Case #3:

Case Type:                  Eb-1A
Field of Research:       Biochemistry
Major Credentials:       Ph.D. from a foreign university
                                    10+ publications in journals and conferences
                                    170+ citations from other researchers
                                    Media reports
Supporting Letters:      6 letters including 2 independent experts
Filing Date:                  June 18, 2009
Approval Date:            July 12, 2009

Case #4:

Case Type:                  Eb-1A
Field of Research:       Electrical Engineering
Major Credentials:       Ph.D. from a U.S. university
                                    20+ publications in journals and conferences
                                    60+ citations from other researchers
                                    Reviewer work for journals
Supporting Letters:      5 letters, including 2 independent experts
Filing Date:                  May 22, 2009
Approval Date:            July 14, 2009

Case #5:

Case Type:                  Eb-1A
Field of Research:       Biomedical Research
Major Credentials:       Ph.D. from a foreign university
                                    30+ publications in journals and conferences
                                    110+ citations by other researchers
                                     Principal Investigator on 4 government funded projects
                                     Frequently requested to review works of others for journals and funding proposals
                                     Editor in Chief for books
                                     Editorial Board Member for journals
Supporting Letters:       6 letters, including 2 independent experts
Filing Date:                   June 18, 2009
Approval Date:             July 16, 2009

Case #6:  

Case Type:                  Eb-1A
Field of Research:       Psychology
Major Credentials:       Ph.D. from foreign university
                                    60+ publications in journals and conferences
                                    4 books (one is sole authored, 2 first authored)
                                    Interviewed by and featured on international media sites
                                    Reviewer work for accreditation authorization of universities
                                    Guest editor or Editorial Board Member on 3 journals
Supporting Letters:      5 letters, including 1 independent expert
Filing Date:                  June 9, 2009
Approval Date:            July 28, 2009

Case #7:

Case Type:                  Eb-1A
Field of Research:       Optics
Major Credentials:       Ph.D. from foreign university
                                    40+ publications in journals and conferences
                                    Reviewer work for journals and conferences
                                    Associate Editor and Guest Editor for 2 journals
                                    Senior Member IEEE
Supporting Letters:      6 letters including 4 independent experts
Filing Date:                  July 17, 2009
Approval Date:            July 23, 2009

For more approved cases, please see http://www.niwus.com/Approvals.html.

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