Successful EB1A Cases

Below are some of the successful EB1A cases that Attorney Zhang successfully guided in the past:

1. Mr. A was an accomplished graphic design artist with 400 national and international awards from over 100 competitions in a 30 year career. Mr. A’s designs and posters have been featured in international events, showcased in exhibits, and discussed in multiple media reports. Mr. A also participated as a judge in many design competitions. The petition was filed in November 2010 and approved in January 2011.

2. Dr. B was a researcher with a Ph.D. in physics from a world renowned university. Dr. B published 13 peer-reviewed journal articles and 11 conference abstracts in theoretical physics and superconductors. Dr. B’s publications were cited 150 times. Dr. B also reviewed 7 journal manuscripts for leading academic journals. The petition was filed in March 2007, and the USCIS issued on RFE in August 2007. Attorney Zhang responded by pointing out the mistakes in the RFE and arguing its mistaken assumptions point by point. The petition was approved in September 2007.

3. Dr. C was a 3D microfabrication researcher with a Ph.D. in industrial and manufacturing engineering. Dr. C’s research was funded by NSF, DOD and HP. Dr. C published 27 journal articles (5 as first author), which were cited 185 times. Dr. C reviewed 5 journal manuscripts. Dr. C also had 6 pending or approved patents and documented media records of technology implementation. The petition was filed in September 2006, and USCIS issued an RFE. Attorney Zhang responded with additional independent opinion letters and evidence of Dr. C’s accomplishments. The petition was approved in January 2007.

4. Dr. D was a bioengineering scientist with a Ph.D. in plant genetics from a Chinese university. Dr. D published 11 journal articles (6 as first author) and 4 conference abstracts. Dr. D’s publications were cited 219 times. Dr. D also reviewed manuscripts for 5 journals. Dr. D’s research were sponsored by NIH and NSF and featured in journals. Dr. D also had multiple genes registered in the GenBank database. The petition was filed in April 2011. USCIS issued an RFE in May 2011, and the petition was approved in September 2011.

5. Ms. E was an artist specializing in Chinese traditional painting and embroidery. Ms. E published 14 books including reference books, comic book, art dictionary and a CD. Ms. E received numerous awards for paintings and books. Ms. E also held multiple art exhibitions. Ms. E’s petition was further strengthened by media reports and recommendation letters from art curators, librarians and dealers. The petition was filed in May 2006. The USCIS issued an RFE in early August regarding Ms. E’s future plans and financial means. Attorney Zhang quickly pointed out Ms. E’s income source, and the petition was approved in August 2006.

6. Dr. F was a reliability and risk analysis scientist with a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from a large Midwest university. Dr. F published 11 peer-reviewed journal articles (7 as first author) and 5 conference abstracts. Dr. F’s publications were cited approximately 100 times. Dr. F reviewed 12 journal manuscripts. Dr. F’s petition also documented the implementation of Dr. F’s research in the manufacturing industry. The petition was filed in April 2010. The USCIS issued an RFE in October 2010, and the petition was approved in December 2010.

7. Dr. G was a physics scientist with a Ph.D. in theoretical nuclear physics. Dr. G published 88 journal articles and 22 conference abstracts. Dr. G’s publications have been cited 1771 times, and Dr. G participated as a journal reviewer 67 times. Dr. G also gave 64 invited talks. Dr. G’s EB1A petition was filed in October 2010, and it was approved in July 2011.

8. Dr. H was an accounting professor with a Ph.D. in accounting. Dr. H published 30 journal articles, which were cited 69 times by other independent researchers. Dr. H reviewed 16 journal manuscripts and received numerous accounting awards, which were featured in multiple media reports. Dr. H’s petition was filed in October 2010. USCIS issued an RFE in July 2011. Attorney Zhang quickly pointed out the errors in the RFE and submitted additional evidence on Dr. Li’s qualifications. The petition was approved in August 2011.

9. Dr. I was a tenure track professor whose research focused on theoretical mathematics. Dr. I published 30 journal articles, which were cited 69 times. Dr. I reviewed 16 journal manuscripts. Dr. I also received multiple fellowship awards from around the around. Dr. I filed the petition in September 2005, and it was approved in two weeks.

10. Ms. J was a jewelry and metalwork designer with MFA from a Midwestern university. Ms. J’s work was showcased in 20 exhibitions, and she received international awards for her unique designs. Ms. J’s designs and awards were also featured in multiple media reports. The petition was filed in May 2006, and it was approved in August 2006.

11. Dr. K was a nanotechnology and nanofabrication researcher with two Ph.D.’s from a Chinese university and a U.S. university. Dr. K published 10 journal articles and 7 conference abstracts. Dr. K’s publications were cited 86 times by other independent researchers. Dr. K was the inventor of 3 patents and performed journal reviews for 4 prestigious journals. One of the recommendation letters was from a Nobel laureate. The petition was filed in August 2006, and the USCIS issued an RFE in April 2007. Attorney Zhang successfully addressed all the points in the RFE, and the petition was approved in August 2007.

12. Dr. L was a pharmaceutical researcher with a Ph.D. in chemistry. Dr. L published 28 journal articles (16 as first author) and 20 conference abstracts. Dr. L’s publications were cited 92 times, and Dr. L reviewed 8 journal manuscripts. The petition also included media reports about the research projects. The petition was filed in April 2012 and approved in October 2012.

13. Dr. M was a medical researcher focusing in diabetics and preventive medicine. Dr. M published 16 journal articles and 2 book chapters. Dr. M’s publications were cited 116 times. Dr. M also edited 2 Chinese medical textbooks. The petition was filed in March 2011 and approved in October 2011.

14. Dr. N held Ph.D. in optical engineering from a Chinese university. Dr. N’s research in optics and sensing technology was published in 30 journal articles (8 as first author) and 2 book chapters. Dr. N also held 5 patents. Dr. N’s publications were cited more than 450 times, and Dr. N reviewed 28 journal manuscripts. Dr. N’s petition also included newspaper and trade journal articles on Dr. N’s research as well as documentation about Dr. N’s key role in multiple research projects. The petition was submitted in October 2011 and approved in August 2012.

15. Dr. O was an HIV/AIDS researcher. Dr. O published 9 journal articles and 5 conference abstracts. Dr. O’s publications were cited 86 times. Dr. O also reviewed 11 journal manuscripts. The petition was filed in February 2012. The USCIS issued an RFE in September 2012, and Attorney Zhang responded with additional information to supplement Dr. O’s credentials. The petition was approved in November 2012.

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